The building is supported by large diagonally braced corner columns of mixed structural steel and reinforced concrete in the outer wall and a reinforced-concrete inner-core wall, the two structures connected by a series of radiating beams at intervals where horizontal truss bands encircle the exterior. The exterior sheathing is a curtain wall of double-paned mirror glass. A distinctive design element is a large trapezoid-shaped opening near the top of the tower, which acts to reduce the wind load on the building. In addition, two damper units, installed at the 90th-floor level and each with a ton counterweight, reduce the swaying of the tower from lateral wind force.
The building is designed to withstand earthquakes and high winds from typhoons tropical cyclones. Construction of the building began in However, because of the Asian financial crisis of the late s, work was suspended after the completion of the foundation, a unique structure consisting of a thick concrete pad and some 2, steel pipes driven into the ground to depths of up to some feet 80 metres.
Work resumed in , and the structural framework was completed in Some 70 floors of the tower are devoted to office space, and a hotel occupies 14 floors above the offices. There are event venues , a media centre, restaurant and shopping areas on the ground floors, and three observation decks—on the 94th, 97th, and th floors. Shanghai World Financial Center.
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