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Shr-Hwa International Tower

Taichung Taiwan

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished2004
Floor Count47
Building Uses
 - mixed use
 - hotel
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Old height630 ft
Roof574 ft

Description
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC.

Cladding & Design: ALT.
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- On 21st of September 1999, still under construction, it suffered no damage when a 7.3 earthquake rocked Taiwan.

- In 2000 the construction was on-hold because financial crises, even almost near completation.

- Upon its completation, it was the tallest building in Taichung, replacing Golden Plaza.

- It says the design inspiration of it comes from the Chinese culture, which reproduces the shape of a fish looking towards the east.

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Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates - Architect
  
  

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