Wuhan World Trade Tower

Skyscraper in Wuhan, Hubei, China / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Wuhan World Trade Tower (Chinese: 武汉世界贸易大厦) is a 273-meter (896 foot) tall skyscraper located in Wuhan, Hubei, China. It became the tallest building in Wuhan after its completion. However, it was surpassed by the Minsheng Bank Building in 2007. As of September 2015 it is the 4th tallest in Wuhan measured up to the highest architectural point.

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Wuhan World Trade Tower
General information
Address686 Jiefang Dadao
Town or cityWuhan
Tip912 ft (278 m)
Technical details
Floor count60 (+2 below-grade)
Floor area1,291,669 sq ft (120,000.0 m2)
Design and construction
Architect(s)Wuhan Architectural Institute

It was completed in 1998 and has 60 floors, two of which are underground and 58 are above ground. The lower levels of serve as a shopping mall and all levels above the mall serve as office spaces.

The tower's total height is 273 meters with the antenna. The tower is 248 metres tall up to the spire and 229 meters tall up to the roof. It has a total floor area of 1,430,000 square meters.[2] The postmodern skyscraper is a tube-in-tube style structure with a curtain wall facade.[3]