Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Asymptote Architecture | World Business Center Solomon Tower | Busan, South Korea

LOCATION: Busan, South Korea
SIZE: 240,000 sq. m
DATE: 2007 – Ongoing

Asymptote has been commissioned to build the World Business Center Solomon Tower through an international design competition sponsored by the Municipality of Busan City and the Solomon Group. Asymptote’s groundbreaking design of three separate, tapered towers rising out of a robust and powerful base will be among the tallest buildings in Asia at 550m. The World Busniess Center Solomon Tower was recently awarded the 2008 American Architecture Award by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design

CLIENT: Solomon Group
ARCHITECT:Asymptote Architecture
CONSULTANTS:
LOCAL ARCHITECT: Gansam and Junglim Architects
MEP & STRUCTURAL ENGINEER: Arup
FACADE CONSULTANT: Front, Inc.
VERTICAL TRANSPORTATION: Lerch, Bates and Associates Inc
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