South Korea

31 May 2018

Vertical Village as National Symbol

Joining the ranks of the world’s top ten tallest buildings, the 123-story Lotte World Tower rises to 555 meters and offers one of the world’s...

28 March 2018

Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series: Naturalizing the Vertical Realm

Thursday, February 1, 2018. Chicago, United States of America. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) and the Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) held...

29 October 2017

Interview: Joshua Ramus

Joshua Ramus of REX is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.

26 October 2015

Challenges and Opportunities for Structural Design of the 123-Story Jamsil Lotte World Tower

The Jamsil Lotte World Tower, a high-rise component of the 2nd Lotte World Amusement Complex, is being constructed at Jamsil, Seoul, Korea. This 123-story building...

26 October 2015

Challenges and Benefits of Integrating Public Space into Tall Buildings

The integration of publicly accessible amenities into tall buildings is a desirable approach to expand the use of a given building to ever-broader segments of...

26 October 2015

Interview: James von Klemperer

James von Klemperer of KPF is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2015 CTBUH New York Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York. James discusses...

06 November 2014

Best Tall Building Featured Finalist: Putting a New Face on the “Glass Box”: FKI Head Office Building

The new head offices for the Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) are a major new addition to the skyline of Seoul, Korea. The tower features...

06 November 2014

Interview: FKI Head Office Building

Juan Betancur, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, is interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the Best Tall Building Featured Finalist, the FKI Head Office Building,...

18 September 2014

Interview: James Robinson

James Robinson of Hongkong Land is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2014 CTBUH Shanghai Conference at the Jin Mao Tower. James discusses the urban...

11 October 2011

A Super High Rise in Seoul

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...