Gallery: SOM Announces Opening of LEED Gold Tower, Tallest in Beijing

 

The China World Trade Tower III celebrated its grand opening today, closing the third and most recent phase of the incredible China World Trade Center development. The 81-story mixed-use tower is now Beijing’s tallest tower, hosting a hotel, offices, restaurants, meeting and commercial space, as well as a street level pedestrian friendly frontage. And if being the tallest wasn’t enough, the stunning new structure designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is also an energy efficient eco-tower aiming for the title of LEED Gold.

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  1. feline74 December 5, 2011 at 5:14 am

    I might be reading too much into things but it looks like there’s some subtle homages to NYC’s World Trade Center in the design details.

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