|Status Never built|
Estimated completion 2019
Height 600 m
Antenna spire 760 m (2,490 ft)
Construction started 20 June 2008
Floor area 50 ha
Architect John C. Portman Jr.
|Location Songdo International City, Incheon, South Korea|
Cost 17 trillion wonUS$11 billion
Similar Northeast Asia Trade Tower, Busan Lotte Town Tower, Gezhouba International Plaza, Dalian International Trade Ce, Square Capital Tower
The 102 Incheon Tower was a supertall twin tower proposed for construction in Songdo International City, Incheon, South Korea. The design consists of two 151 floor, 600 m (1,969 ft) supertall skyscrapers connected by three skybridges. the building will become the tallest twin towers in the world, surpassing the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and one of the tallest buildings in Asia. After the late-2000s recession, the tower was postponed with the possibility of a redesign at a lower height. The height of the supertall was reduced from 780 metres to 600 metres while keeping the design the same.
The Skyscraper is designed to represent Songdo City. It will include offices, residential space, and a hotel. It will be a Korean landmark upon completion. The complex is located at the US$35 billion New Songdo City, which will cover over 6 km2 (2.3 sq mi) of land and is about 32 km (20 mi) from the nation's capital, Seoul. Developer Portman Holdings, run by John Portman, signed an agreement with South Korean officials to build the tower. Construction started with groundbreaking on 20 June 2008. If completed on schedule in 2015. Construction halted in 2009. Construction resumed in 2013 with its completion is 2019, but finally cancelled in 2016.
The following is a breakdown of floors of the 151 Incheon Tower: