"The recently completed Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC) has bagged the award for Asia’s “Best Tall Building” of 2008.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) gave the thumbs up to SWFC not only for its excellent architectural form and design but also for the integration and use of sustainable materials in the building’s construction.
Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates and developed by Mori Building Company, the 492m tall mixed use skyscraper, built at a cost of £640m, took 14 years to complete since the foundations were laid in 1997." to find out more...
Passage from http://www.luxury-insider.com/Current_Affairs/post/2008/11/13/
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