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United Overseas Bank Plaza One

80 Raffles Place
Singapore Singapore

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1992
  Finished1995
Floor Count66
Basement Floors3
Floor Area42,230 m²
Building Uses
 - office
 - observation
 - parking garage
 - religious
 - restaurant
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - postmodern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - granite

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof919 ft

Description
• Architect: Kenzo Tange Associates, Architects 61
• Contractor: Nishimatsu Construction
• Developer: United Overseas Bank

• One of the 3 tallest buildings in Singapore, as the National Aviation Authority set the maximum height of 919 feet, 280 meters.

• A restaurant occupies the 60th floor, Si Chuan Dou Hua, the highest in Singapore.

• United Overseas Bank Plaza Towers One and Two are connected by a podium that houses the banking hall of the United Overseas Bank's main branch.

• The building's design was inspired by the US Bank Tower in Los Angeles, California.

• A mosque is located in the building's basement floors. This has stirred some controversy with the Muslim community as its located underground.

• The double story skylobby used to be open to the public until the attacks on September 11th, 2001.

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