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Taipei 101 chosen as one of the most influential tall buildings in the world

The most common landmark in Taiwan's captial city, Taipei 101 was selected as one of the most influential tall building in the world in the last 50 years, reported by CNA.

It is awarded bu the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) for its sustainable development that has made it a global icon and has set a worldwide precedent in the field.

The award was given in Chicago, Illinois which was receive by Angela Chang, president of Taipei Financial Center Corp.

CTBUH hailed Taipei 101 for its energy-efficient luminaries, custom lighting controls, low-flow water fixtures, and smart energy management and control system.

Taipei 101 is popularly known as a tourist destination in Taipei City with its majestic height of 101 floors. Taipei 101 held the World's Tallest Building title from 2004 to 2010.


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