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Height: Occupied
497.6 m / 1,633 ft
 
Height: To Tip
555.7 m / 1,823 ft
Height: Architectural
554.5 m / 1,819 ft
 
Lotte World Tower Outline
Height: Observatory
497.6 m / 1,633 ft
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

Facts

Official Name Lotte World Tower
Other Names Lotte Jamsil Super Tower, Lotte World Premium Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Under Construction
Country South Korea
City Seoul
Street Address & Map Shinchon-Dong, Songpa-Ku
Building Function hotel / office
Structural Material composite
Construction Start 2011
Completion 2016

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer LOTTE
Architect
Design Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Architect of Record BAUM Architects
Structural Engineer
Design Leslie E. Robertson Associates
Engineer of Record Chang Minwoo Structural Consultants
Peer Review Thornton Tomasetti
MEP Engineer
Design SYSKA Hennessy Group
Main Contractor LOTTE Engineering & Construction
Other Consultant
• Cost Rider Levett Bucknall
• Development Consultant CBRE
Façade ALT Limited
• Façade Maintenance Lerch Bates
• Fire Aon Fire Protection Engineering
• Security Aon Global Risk Consulting
• Vertical Transportation Fortune Shepler Consulting
• Wind RWDI
Material Supplier
• Elevator Otis Elevator Company

CTBUH Initiatives

2015 Korea-China-Japan Tall Building Forum
8-9 Jul 2015 – Event Invite

Safety Considerations in Tall Buildings
19 May 2015 – Event Report

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall
7 Dec 2011 – CTBUH Research

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Safety Considerations in Tall Buildings
19 May 2015, Seoul – Event Report
CTBUH-Korea’s President Chung KwangRyang held an international conference addressing Tall Building Safety as the construction of tall buildings is increasing exponentially.
The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall
7 Dec 2011, Chicago – CTBUH Research
Within this decade we will likely witness not only the world’s first kilometer-tall building, but also the completion of a significant number of buildings over 600 meters.
Lotte Jamsil Super Tower Tour Report
10 Oct 2011, Seoul – Tour Report
A tour was hosted at the Lotte Jamsil Super Tower construction site that was abuzz with the activity of trucks and cranes.
The Frozen Han: Wintry Seoul
18-25 Jan 2011, Seoul – Tour Report
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood and 12 advanced architectural students from the Illinois Institute of Technology visit Seoul to work on a hypothetical tall building design project.
Seoul, Songdo and Meetings
May 2010, Seoul – Tour Report
Executive Director, Antony Wood, embarked to Seoul to begin the organization of the anticipated Seoul 2011 conference and tour local tall buildings.

Global News

Lotte World Tower to Use GNSS Technology for High-Accuracy Construction
27 May 2015 – Lotte World Tower, which is currently under…

Lotte Officially Reopens Facilities at Seoul Skyscraper
12 May 2015 – The 123-story Lotte World Tower, set to be South…

Construction Surpasses 100th Story in Seoul’s Lotte World Tower
31 Mar 2015 – Construction has reached the 100th floor on Lotte…

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Lotte World Tower to Use GNSS Technology for High-Accuracy Construction
27 May 2015
Lotte World Tower, which is currently under construction in Seoul, South Korea, will become the nation’s first building to use Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)…
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Lotte Officially Reopens Facilities at Seoul Skyscraper
12 May 2015
The 123-story Lotte World Tower, set to be South Korea's tallest structure upon its completion in 2016, officially reopened its lower section nearly five months after…
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Construction Surpasses 100th Story in Seoul’s Lotte World Tower
31 Mar 2015
Construction has reached the 100th floor on Lotte World Tower, surpassing the height of 414 meters four years after it began construction in 2011. A ceremony was held by…
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Construction Worker Found Dead at Lotte World Tower in Seoul
19 Dec 2014
A worker was found dead at the construction site of the 123-story Lotte World Tower in southeastern Seoul on December 16, police officers said. The cause of death is…
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Seoul Approves Opening of Lotte World Tower’s Lower Sections
2 Oct 2014
The metropolitan government of Seoul gave a conditional green light to open lower floors of the Lotte World Center, which is being built in a posh southeastern district,…
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Small Sinkholes Near Lotte World Tower in Seoul Draw Concern
29 Jul 2014
For the developers of the Lotte World Tower in Seoul, a mysteriously shrinking lake and the appearance of small sinkholes in residential neighborhoods couldn't have come…
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Seoul’s Lotte World Tower Opening Put on Ice
15 Jul 2014
Lotte is seeking permission from the Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) to open the lower part of the 123-story building first, before completing construction on the…
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“A Lotte” Safety Concerns for Seoul Skyscraper Project
15 May 2014
Safety concerns still abound for retail giant Lotte Group’s 123-story Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea, prompting the Seoul city government to preemptively deny…
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More Accidents at Lotte World Site
8 Apr 2014
An employee was killed during construction of the second Lotte World complex in Seoul, renewing safety concerns about the high-rise building. The worker was killed after…
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Helicopter Crash Brings Skyscraper Fears to the Surface
25 Nov 2013
Last week a helicopter clipped the side of the 38-story I-Park 102 high-rise apartment building in Seoul, crashing to the ground and killing both pilots but harming none…

Videos

A Super High Rise in Seoul
Oct 2011 – Leslie E. Robertson & Saw Teen See, Leslie E. Robertson Associates

Lotte World Tower
Oct 2011 – David Paul McLean, Lotte Engineering & Construction

Lotte World Tower: Vertical Meets Horizontal
Oct 2011 – James von Klemperer, KPF

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A Super High Rise in Seoul
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Leslie E. Robertson & Saw Teen See, Leslie E. Robertson Associates
When completed, the Lotte Jamsil Super Tower, at 555-meter, will be the tallest building in Seoul. The mat foundation is completed, and the tower construction is on-going…
Lotte World Tower
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; David Paul McLean, Lotte Engineering & Construction
Lotte World Tower is a mixed-use building with 6 basement levels and 123 levels above ground. It includes Hotel, Office, Officetel and Retail function. The highest…
Lotte World Tower: Vertical Meets Horizontal
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; James von Klemperer, KPF
After years of study by a series of architectural teams, the Lotte Supertower is being constructed in southern Seoul. The KPF design integrates the 555 meter tower with a…
Solar Reflectivity Studies
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Charles D. Clift, Curtain Wall Design and Consulting
This presentation includes a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) computer simulation that tracks specular solar reflection. Graphical display of light intensity patterns…
Supertall Building in Korea
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Jungmyon Francis Lee, BAUM Architects
Lotte World Tower is expected as the first over-100-story building which will be completed near future, by 1015, in Korea. 123-story of 555-meter supertall building to be…
Symbiosis: Supertalls and Future Cities
2 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; James von Klemperer, KPF
KPF has designed some of the most iconic tall buildings around the world, including the Shanghai World Financial Centre which won the CTBUH 2008 Best Tall Building Award…

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Research Papers

Urban Density and the Porous High-Rise: The Integration of the Tall Building in the City
May 2015 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 4 Number 2

Urban Density and the Porous High-Rise: The Integration of the Tall Building in the City
15 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall
Jan 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I

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Papers Related to Lotte World Tower

Papers Related to Lotte World Tower

Urban Density and the Porous High-Rise: The Integration of the Tall Building in the City
May 2015 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 4 Number 2; James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox
As the skyscraper matures as a building type, its role in actively connecting to, and reinforcing, major threads of urban fabric becomes increasingly more important. The…
Urban Density and the Porous High-Rise: The Integration of the Tall Building in the City
15 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox
As the skyscraper matures as a building type, its role in actively connecting to, and reinforcing, major threads of urban fabric becomes increasingly more important. The…
The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall
Jan 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I; CTBUH Research
Within this decade we will likely witness not only the world’s first kilometer-tall building, but also the completion of a significant number of buildings over 600 meters…
Tall Buildings in Numbers: South Korea: Past, Present and Future
Oct 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue IV; CTBUH Research
As of the year 2000, there were only 9 buildings 150 meters or taller in all of South Korea. Just twelve years later, there are now 124 buildings 150+ meters in height…

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