Located in the finest district Taipei has to offer, TAIPEI 101 is the largest engineering project ever in the history of the Taiwan construction business.
Resembling the flexible yet persistent bamboo that rises into the sky, the building is a reflection of traditional Chinese building philosophy. Inclining 7 degrees inwards, the structure increases in size as it gets higher. The transparent and non-reflective curtain walls are energy efficient and heat reflective, enabling those in Taiwan’s tallest building to have a clear view of the world around them. High – tech materials and innovative illumination creates a see – through effect with transparency and clarity that facilitates the harmony between the building and its natural environment.
About TAIPEI 101 Observatory
At 382 meters above the ground the 89F Observation Floor offers visitors a commanding view of the city and Taipei Basin at all directions. The world’s largest damper, weighing 660 metric tons, is also exhibited at this level. The Observatory is equipped with high – power binoculars, drinks bar, image services, pre-recorded audio tour guides in seven languages, & souvenir shops.
TAIPEI 101 Observatory’s elevators are Guinness Record – breaking high-speed pressurized elev