AEWORLDMAP.COM (over 2,400 posts)

A research project from the Architectural Engineering program at The University of Texas at Austin – featuring contemporary architecture, engineering and construction around the world.

Incheon 151 Tower – Incheon Metropolitan City, Republic of South Korea

leave a comment »

Courtesy John Portman & Associates 7

Building: Incheon 151 Tower
Location: Incheon Metropolitan City, Republic of South Korea
Architect: John Portman & Associates, Inc.
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti
Estimated date of completion: 2014
Cost: $11 billion

AE Interests: Two interconnected trapezoidal sections after a split at the 44th floor. Wind Tunnel Analysis in consideration of wind and seismic loads while maintaining original design vision. The two halves of the tower are tied together by three pedestrian bridges comprised of “steel truss outriggers”(Thornton Tomasetti website).

More Info: Incheon 151 Tower by Cori Kwitkin at the 2009 Annual Meeting


Written by Jake Henning

February 1, 2011 at 4:31 pm

Posted in Under Construction

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s