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Tuntex Sky Tower

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Also known as the Tuntex & Chien-Tai Tower, the T & C Tower, and 85 Skytower, the 85-floor Tuntex Sky Tower is the tallest building in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
348 meters / 1,140 feet tall. The antenna adds another 30 meters to the height.

Tuntex Sky Tower, or the T & C Tower, in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. C.Y. Lee & Partners and Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, architects.

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Location: Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Architect: C.Y. Lee & Partners and Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum
Year: 1997
Height: 348 meters / 1,140 feet
Stories: 85

About the Tuntex Sky Tower

Tuntex Sky Tower has an unusual fork shape that resembles the Chinese character Kao or Gao, which means tall. Kao or Gao is also the first character in the name Kaohsiung City.

The two prongs rise 35 stories and then merge into the central tower. An antenna at the top adds 30 meters to the total height of Tuntex Sky Tower.

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