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Shanghai World Financial Center – Shanghai, China

Posted in Built by alfredomaldonado2009 on November 13, 2009

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Building: Shanghai World Financial Center
Location: Shanghai, China
Completion Date: 28 August 2008
Design Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox
Architect of Record: East China Architectural Design & Research Institute
Structural Engineers: Leslie E. Robertson Associates
Contractor: China State Construction Engineering Corp. and Shanghai Construction (Group) General Co.
Developer: Mori Building Co.
Façade Engineer: ALT Limited, Permasteelisa Group
Fire Engineer: Rolf Jensen and Associates
Wind Engineer: Alan G. Davenport Wind Engineering Group

AE Interest: Three primary structural systems, mega structure includes main corner columns and smaller perimeter columns, corner columns composites with steel and concrete, reinforced concrete core connected to mega structure through outrigger trusses, lateral stability accomplished through diagonal columns on mega structure and service core shear walls, additional service lateral stability form two 150 ton dampers on 90th floor, structure designed to minimize obstruction of views from office space, large keyhole in the structure decreases wind load on building, designed to withstand typhoon level wind loads


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