Locating in the south Xinyis District of Taipei, Taipei 101 stands as a 508-meter tall multi-functional skyscraper. Originally, this building was named international Finance Center, due to the simplicity and commonplace of the name, it was renamed to Taipei 101. But this renaming has let people easily remember the uniqueness of the building.
Architect CK Lee is excellent on blending Eastern and Western elements. This piece of art, “ Taipei 101” naturally exhibits the concepts and mixture of Chinese culture with Western technology
The up growing stamen-style design, symbolizes that soaring of the economy and prosperity of Chinese culture jointly (step by step) With titled 7 degrees construction, it made a platform with every 8 floors. It’s not just easy for window washing, most importantly is that each platform has an emergency escape platform, easy for escaping form above. The protruding metallic objects in on the escaping platform are made with functions like lighting rods. They prevent anyone or anything form getting struck by lightning.
This is the world’s first multi-joint style skyscraper. Every 8-story is considered one joint is made of an inverse squared shaped Chinese character of 鼎The curvy-upward spreading out has a developing in rising and flourishing atmosphere
The natural lighting cover of the top floor skirt building used the shape of Chinese characters 如意for its exterior design. It symbolized luck, power, and fortune. One could only see this image from top to bottom, so while you are up there at the 89th floor, take a good look at it.
The core idea of design for Taipei 101 relates to the finance and economics industries. Therefore, on the position of the 24th-27th floor, there is an old traditional Chinese coin decoration.
Besides its height, every year during new Year’s Countdown, the pyrotechnic is also a main attraction of the tourists and the locals.
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在信義區定位於台北，台北站為 101 508米高的多功能摩天大樓。原來，這個被命名為建設國際金融中心，由於簡單而平凡的名字，更名為台北101。但是，這已經讓人們重新命名容易記住的獨特性的建築。