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Figures

Height: Architectural 487 m / 1,598 ft
Height: To Tip 487 m / 1,598 ft
Floors Above Ground 102

Facts

Official Name Incheon Tower
Other Names 151 Incheon Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Vision
Country South Korea
City Incheon
Building Function residential / hotel / office
Structural Material composite
Proposed 2007

Companies Involved

Developer Hyundai Engineering & Construction; Portman Holdings
Architect
Design John Portman & Associates
Structural Engineer
Design Thornton Tomasetti
Main Contractor Hyundai Engineering & Construction
Other Consultant
Façade Vidaris, Inc.

CTBUH Initiatives

Asia Pacific Seminar Series
3-5 Jul 2017 – Event Report

Building Movement and Damping Workshop, Shanghai 2014
16 Sep 2014 – Event Report

South Korea: Past, Present and Future
3 Dec 2011 – CTBUH Research

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Incheon Tower

Asia Pacific Seminar Series
3-5 Jul 2017 – Event Report
CTBUH Singapore, in coordination with CTBUH Malaysia and CTBUH Thailand, hosted a multi-city seminar on sustainable design in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Bangkok.
Building Movement and Damping Workshop, Shanghai 2014
16 Sep 2014, Shanghai – Event Report
The Building Movement and Damping Technical Workshop reviewed some of the latest strategies and concepts for helping tall buildings avoid movement in seismic and wind events.
TBIN South Korea
3 Dec 2011 – 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 completed, with another 13…
Korea Chapter 2010 Conference
27 Aug 2010, Seoul – Event Report
The Korean CTBUH Conference 2010 was held at Seoul Olympic Parktel Olympia Hall and hosted by the CTBUH Korea.

Videos

Optimizing the Structural Design of the 151 Story Incheon Tower
16 Sep 2014 – Ahmad Abdelrazaq, Samsung C&T

Interview: Fazlur Khan Winner: Clyde Baker
7 Nov 2013 – Clyde N. Baker, Jr., AECOM

30 Years in China: An Architect/Developer’s Perspective
19 Sep 2012 – John Portman, John Portman & Associates

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Videos Related to Incheon Tower

Optimizing the Structural Design of the 151 Story Incheon Tower
16 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Ahmad Abdelrazaq, Samsung C&T
The 151 story super high-rise building located in an area of reclaimed land constructed over soft marine clay in Songdo, Korea. The focus of this presentation is: 1) the…
Interview: Fazlur Khan Winner: Clyde Baker
7 Nov 2013 – 2013 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Clyde N. Baker, Jr., AECOM
Clyde N. Baker, Jr., Fazlur R. Khan Lifetime Achievement Medal Winner, discusses his lifetime work as a geotechnical engineer including working on 7 of the 16 world's…
30 Years in China: An Architect/Developer’s Perspective
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; John Portman, John Portman & Associates
The Portman Companies were one of the first foreign entities to establish business relations in China, and have since become recognized for quality building design and…
Interview: The Growth of China
19 Sep 2012 – 2012 Shanghai Congress Interviews; John Portman, John Portman & Associates
John C. Portman, III of John Portman & Associates is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2012 CTBUH Shanghai Congress at the Jin Mao, Shanghai. John explains Portman's…
Mega Toggle Damper System for Vibration Control of a Supertall Building Linked by Sky Bridges
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Sang Kyung Ahn, Samsung C&T
This presentation presents new configurations that can be used in twin towers linked by sky bridges by installing mega toggle damper system between several stories to…
Optimizing the Structural and Foundation Systems of the 151 Story Incheon Tower
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; MoonSook Jeong, Samsung C&T
Presentation includes the structural system of Incheon 151 tower focusing on the overall optimization works. It provides the structural engineering techniques utilized to…
Development of the Foundation System and the Full Scale Testing of the Foundation of 151 Story Incheon Tower
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Harry G. Poulos, Coffey Geotechnics
Harry G. Poulos from Coffey Geotechnics presents on the complexity of the foundation design of the 151 Incheon Tower and the site conditions they faced.

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Research Papers

Optimizing the Structural Design of the 151 Story Incheon Tower
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings

South Korea: Past, Present and Future
Nov 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue IV

Foundation Design and Pile Testing Program for the 151 Story Incheon Tower in a Reclamation Area
Oct 2011 – CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference

Other Building Facts

Originally proposed to have a total height of 587 m. with 151 floors.


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