Building Height: 508 meters.
World Records in 2004: ˇ§Structure Height
at 508 metersˇ¨, ˇ§Highest Roof at 448 metersˇ¨, ˇ§Highest Occupied Floor at 438
ˇ§Fastest Elevators at 1010 meters per
Damper: The worldˇ¦s biggest passive wind
damper, with a diameter of 5.5 meters and weighting 660 metric tons, was
made cost of NT $132 million.
Three Hundred Eighty Piles: TAIPEI 101ˇ¦s
foundation is fortified by 308 piles driven 80 meters into the ground and 30
meters into bedrock.
Double Glazing Class Curtain Walls: The
buildingˇ¦s glass curtain walls can sustain impacts of 8 tons. They are safe
and ecologically friendly with heat and U-V filter treatment.
Emergency Power Supply: In case of power
shutdown, the building has emergency power supply that can provide up to 70%
of the buildingˇ¦s power needs.
Earthquake Resistance: The buildingˇ¦s
structure has been designed to withstand biggest earthquake in 2500 year
Wind Resistance: The structure can
withstand gale winds of 60 meters per second.
Fire Safety Facilities: All floor are
equipped with computerize fire prevention and extinguishing systems, safety
evacuation corridors and staircases.