Busan Lotte Town Tower
|This article is outdated. (May 2013)|
|Busan Lotte Town Tower|
|Type||Office, hotel, residential|
|Location||Busan, South Korea|
|Construction started||9 March 2009|
|Owner||Lotte Shopping Co. Ltd|
|Roof||510.1 m (1,674 ft)|
|Floor area||255,146 m2 (2,746,370 sq ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Skidmore, Owings and Merrill|
|Structural engineer||Skidmore, Owings and Merrill|
The Busan Lotte Town Tower, also known as Busan Lotte World Tower is a 108-floor, 510.1 m (1,674 ft) supertall skyscraper under construction in Busan, South Korea. The tower is planned on a site next to Nampo-dong station on Busan Subway Line 1 and completion is expected in 2016 at earliest.
The tower is the centerpiece of the new Busan Lotte Town and construction is being carried in four phases. The first phase includes a department store, completed in 2009. The second phase, an addition to the department store, was completed in 2010. The third phase will be a market and a cinema, which is to be completed in 2014, and the last phase will include a luxury hotel, an observation deck, offices, and cultural facilities in a 107 story skyscraper. The design of the skyscraper is designed to resemble a standing ship, in reference to the city's harbour. The tower's underground parking space will be able to house over 2,400 cars.
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