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  2. Taipei 101 - Wikipedia

    Taipei 101 (Chinese: 臺北101; pinyin: Táiběi yī líng yī; stylized as TAIPEI 101), formerly known as the Taipei World Financial Center, is a supertall skyscraper in Taipei, Taiwan. This building was officially classified as the world's tallest from its opening in 2004 until the 2009 completion of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE. Upon completion, it became the world's first skyscraper to exceed a height of half a kilometer.

  3. Taipei 101 | building, Taipei, Taiwan | Britannica

    Taipei 101, formerly Taipei Financial Center, office building in Taipei, Taiwan (Republic of China). Designed by C.Y. Lee & Partners, a local architectural firm, the skyscraper has 101 stories and reaches a height, including the spire , of 1,667 feet (508 metres).

  4. Taipei 101 (Xinyi District) - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go

    Dec 2022. Taipei 101 is the centre of the island's NewYear's celebrations. Taipei 101, which was once the tallest building in the world, lights up with spectacular fireworks which can be seen all over Taipei. If you can't see this amazing display in person, see it on television -- it's broadcast around the globe.

  5. Taipei 101 Tower, Tallest Building in Taiwan - China Highlights

    Taipei 101 Tower was the tallest building in the world from 2004 to 2010, when it was surpassed in height by Burj Dubai. A mall is found at the base, and visitors can shop after visiting the tower. Upscale shopping as well as a supermarket are all part of the excitement.

  6. Taipei 101 is a skyscraper in Taipei, Taiwan, it's the former tallest building in the world, holding that honor for 5 years since 2004, only surpassed by the current tallest building Burj Khalifa in 2009. Taipei 101. Below are 8 key facts about the building: 1. Taipei 101 stands 508 meters (1667 feet) tall, it's the first building on the planet that breaks half kilometer mark, and had been the tallest building in the world since 2004, until in 2009 when Burj Khalifa was built.

  7. Overview of Taipei 101 Tower - TripSavvy

    The Taipei 101 tower in Taipei, Taiwan, was the world's tallest building from 2004 until 2010 when it was beaten out by Dubai's impressive Burj Khalifa. Regardless, Taipei 101 is still considered the tallest green building in the world for its innovative and energy-saving design. Even the 2015-2016 New Year's Eve firework's show was nature themed.

  8. Guide to Taipei 101: A Brief History of Taiwan’s Tallest ...

    Guide to Taipei 101: A Brief History of Taiwan’s Tallest Skyscraper. Written by MasterClass. Last updated: Sep 1, 2021 • 3 min read. Taipei 101, located in Taiwan, is one of the tallest high-rise buildings in the world. Visitors can explore the building that includes a large shopping mall, world-class restaurants, and an outdoor observation deck.

  9. Taipei 101 | Guide to

    Taipei 101 is located at the southern end of the Xinyi Shopping District, the newest area of urban Taipei and home to ATT4fun, the flagship Eslite bookstore, Neo19, Shin Kong Mitsukoshi, as well as other entertainment, shopping, and dining complexes. Located close by to Taipei 101, Elephant Mountain is a quick 15 minute

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  11. TAIPEI 101 - The Skyscraper Center - CTBUH

    TAIPEI 101 contains a 728-ton tuned mass damper (TMD), a large spherical steel pendulum that offsets lateral movements caused by strong winds. The TMD is located in a large multi-story cavity near the top of the tower. This location is ideal for countering overturning forces, a necessary precaution in a typhoon-prone part of the world.