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Taipei 101

Taipei 101 is stunning skyscraper located in Xinyi district, Taipei, Taiwan. This skyscraper received the Emporis Skyscraper Award in 2004. This building contains 101 buildings above the ground and 5 floors as underground floors. It is designed to withstand typhoons and earthquakes. This skyscraper is flexible against the strong winds. Its flexibility prevents the structural damages of that building. Its resistive capacity gives the occupants a comfortable environment to work and protection to the glass and to the curtain walls. The transparent and non-reflective curtain walls are made up of double glazed blue-green (solar control) glass, which offers required heat and UV protection, and it is sustainable to impacts of 7 metric tons.


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