kohn pedersen fox: lotte super tower, plans unveiled
 
kohn pedersen fox: lotte super tower, plans unveiled kohn pedersen fox: lotte super tower, plans unveiled
oct 23, 2009

kohn pedersen fox: lotte super tower, plans unveiled

lotte super tower 123 in seoul by kohn pedersen foxthis week international architectural firm kohn pedersen fox unveiled plans for lotte super tower 123 in seoul, south korea. the 555 meter, 123 storey tower, when completed in 2014, will be the tallest building in asia and the world’s second tallest after the burj dubai.

kohn pedersen fox was selected earlier this year by owner/developer lotte group. the building will serve as lotte’s new corporate headquarters. it will sit astride a key transportation hub in the southern jamsil section of the city near the han river. the tower will be truly mixed-use, approaching the ideal of a vertical city. uses include public transport connectors, retail, residential, offices, hotel, observation deck, and public space. the building’s first six floors will contain retail; offices will occupy floors 7 thru 60; 25 floors of residential will rise from floors 61- 85; and a 7-star luxury hotel will comprise floors 86-119. the culmination of the building will be a civic realm within its top four stories earmarked for extensive public use and entertainment facilities including an observation deck.

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