Archive for March 3rd, 2009

The Shanghai World Financial Center

The Shanghai World Financial is a mixed use skyscraper with an imposing presence over the Shanghai skyline. It is considered as the tallest building in Mainland China and, currently, the second tallest building in the world. This skyscraper stands 492 meters high composed of 101 floors. OriginsThe Shanghai World Financial Center was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, an international architectural design firm based in the US. The planned construction for the skyscraper was initially scheduled in 199…