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Official Name Lotte World Tower
Former / Other Name Lotte Jamsil Super Tower, Lotte World Premium Tower
Type building
Status Under Construction
Country South Korea
City Seoul
Street Address Shinchon-Dong, Songpa-Ku (Map)
Building Function hotel / office
Structural Material composite
Start of Construction 2011
Completion 2016
Height: Architectural 554.6 meter / 1819 feet
Height: Occupied 497.6 meter / 1633 feet
Height: To Tip 556.0 meter / 1824 feet
Height: Observatory 497.6 meter / 1633 feet
Floors Above Ground 123
Floors Below Ground 6
# of Elevators 58
Top Elevator Speed 10 m/s
Tower GFA 304,081 m² / 3,273,101 ft²
Development GFA 505,294 m² / 5,438,939 ft²
# of Hotel Rooms 260
Companies Involved
Owner/Developer The Lotte Group
Design Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Architect of Record BAUM Architects
Structural Engineer Leslie E. Robertson Associates
MEP Engineer SYSKA Hennessy Group
Main Contractor Lotte Construction Management
Other Consultants
• Façade ALT Cladding
• Wind RWDI
Material Supplier
• Elevator Otis Elevator Company
Symbiosis: Supertalls and Future Cities
J. Klemperer (Principal & Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates), CTBUH Mumbai Conference

News Articles
More Accidents at Lotte World Site
CTBUH Global News, 2014-04
Helicopter Crash Brings Skyscraper Fears to the Surface
CTBUH Global News, 2013-11
Construction of Lotte Super Tower to begin Saturday
The Dong-A Ilbo, 2011-06
Seoul's Lotte Tower Reaches For Sky
Korea JoongAng Daily, 2010-11
Construction of Seoul's Second Lotte World Gets Nod
The Korea Times, 2010-06
Lotte Gets Go-Ahead for Construction of Skyscraper
The Korea Times, 2009-03
Is Lotte Skyscraper Tower of Babel?
The Korea Times, 2009-02
Temperatures Rise Over Lotte Skyscraper
The Hankyoreh, 2009-01
Government Gives Green Light to Lotte Skyscraper
Korea JoongAng Daily, 2009-01
Lotte Not Out of Woods Yet
The Korea Times, 2008-10
Long-Stalled Lotte Group's Skyscraper to Sail Ahead
The Korea Times, 2008-09
Lotte's Dream for Skyscraper
The Korea Times, 2008-05
Lotte World Tower To Become Seouls Tallest
SkyscraperNews.com, 2007-07