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About LOTTE P&D

Lotte Property & Development looks to contribute to a sustainable future with the development of Lotte World Tower, and promotes human-oriented culture and values.

For the first time in the history of Korea, we are building a skyscraper over 100 stories tall. Lotte World Tower will symbolize architectural and technical achievement and complement the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the city, while creating major economic benefits and national competitiveness. Completed in 2017, Lotte World Tower sets a new standard for technical innovation and represents a turning point for Korea’s economic growth.

Lotte Property & Development dedicates their best efforts to meeting your expectations through ethical practices and a commitment to sustainable growth.

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LOTTE P&D Connected Global News

CTBUH Certifies Completion of Lotte World Tower as Fifth Tallest Building Worldwide

CTBUH Certifies Completion of Lotte World Tower as Fifth Tallest Building Worldwide

4 Apr 2017, Seoul – Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea is now the fifth tallest building in the world…

Concert Planned at Seoul’s Lotte World Tower for Construction Workers

Concert Planned at Seoul’s Lotte World Tower for Construction Workers

25 Aug 2016, Seoul – As construction winds town on Lotte World Tower in Seoul, a music concert has been planned…

Seoul’s Lotte World Tower to Complete as Scheduled

Seoul’s Lotte World Tower to Complete as Scheduled

3 Aug 2016, Seoul – The developer behind South Korea’s future tallest building has refuted mounting claims…

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LOTTE P&D Connected Global News

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CTBUH Certifies Completion of Lotte World Tower as Fifth Tallest Building Worldwide
4 Apr 2017 – Seoul, South Korea
Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea is now the fifth tallest building in the world, having completed according to criteria established by the Council on Tall…
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Concert Planned at Seoul’s Lotte World Tower for Construction Workers
25 Aug 2016 – Seoul, South Korea
As construction winds town on Lotte World Tower in Seoul, a music concert has been planned to thank construction workers for their hard work on the tower and celebrate…
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Seoul’s Lotte World Tower to Complete as Scheduled
3 Aug 2016 – Seoul, South Korea
The developer behind South Korea’s future tallest building has refuted mounting claims that its Lotte World Tower, currently under construction in Seoul, will not be able…
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Ho Chi Minh City’s Eco Smart City Complex Receives Approval
31 May 2016 – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
After years of small steps forward, the $2.2 billion Eco Smart City project planned for Thu Thiem has finally received approval. Once complete, the 10-hectare development…
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Construction Firm Set for Jeju Island Resort Towers
5 Apr 2016 – Jeju, South Korea
Real estate developers have selected a construction firm to build a 700 billion won ($605 million) resort on Jeju Island off the southern coast of South Korea. The…
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One in Two South Koreans Visited Seoul's Lotte World Tower in the Last Year
15 Oct 2015 – Seoul, South Korea
Nearly one in every two South Koreans have visited the controversial Lotte World Tower being built by conglomerate Lotte Group since its phased opening a year ago,…
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Lotte World Tower to Use GNSS Technology for High-Accuracy Construction
27 May 2015 – Seoul, South Korea
Lotte World Tower, which is currently under construction in Seoul, South Korea, will become the nation’s first building to use Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)…
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Construction Surpasses 100th Story in Seoul’s Lotte World Tower
31 Mar 2015 – Seoul, South Korea
Construction has reached the 100th floor on Lotte World Tower, surpassing the height of 414 meters four years after it began construction in 2011. A ceremony was held by…
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Lotte Center Opens in Hanoi
29 Aug 2014 – Hanoi, Vietnam
Five years after its groundbreaking, Lotte Center Hanoi, the 272-meter-high skyscraper in Hanoi constructed by Lotte Group, is finally ready to open on Vietnam’s National…

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LOTTE P&D at CTBUH

Venue Confirmed for Awards Conference VIP Reception

29 Mar 2018, CTBUH News – The reception, kindly sponsored by Lotte Property & Development, will take…

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 Oct 2016, CTBUH Research – The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous…

Hyunchul Park

Hyunchul Park

CTBUH Innovation Conference, Speaker, 2018
Seoul, South Korea

CTBUH Resources Involving LOTTE P&D

Award Winners & Finalists

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

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Challenges and Opportunities for Structural Design of the 123-Story Jamsil Lotte World Tower

26 Oct 2015 – CTBUH 2015 New York Conference
Jong-Ho Kim, Chang Minwoo Structural Consultants

Interview: James von Klemperer

26 Oct 2015 – 2015 New York Conference Interviews
James von Klemperer, KPF

2015 New York Conference - Session 2a - Q&A

26 Oct 2015 – CTBUH 2015 New York Conference
Panel Questions & Answers

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The Mixed-Use Supertall and the Hybridization of Program

Mar 2018 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 7 Number 1
Forth Bagley, Kohn Pederson Fox Associates

Lotte World Tower: Seoul’s First Supertall

5 Feb 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue I
James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

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Videos

Challenges and Opportunities for Structural Design of the 123-Story Jamsil Lotte World Tower
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Jong-Ho Kim, Chang Minwoo Structural Consultants
The Jamsil Lotte World Tower, a high-rise component of the 2nd Lotte World Amusement Complex, is being constructed at Jamsil, Seoul, Korea. This 123-story building with six underground levels consists of a mall, offices, residences, a hotel, and an…
Interview: James von Klemperer
26 Oct 2015 – 2015 New York Conference Interviews; James von Klemperer, KPF
James von Klemperer of KPF is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2015 CTBUH New York Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York. James discusses the process of designing high-rises for international locations.
2015 New York Conference - Session 2a - Q&A
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
Jong-Ho Kim, Chang Minwoo Structural Consultants; William Howell, Turner International; and Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York Conference Session 2a: Technological Advances in Asia.
A Super High Rise in Seoul
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Leslie E. Robertson & Saw Teen See, Leslie E. Robertson Associates
When completed, the Lotte Jamsil Super Tower, at 555-meter, will be the tallest building in Seoul. The mat foundation is completed, and the tower construction is on-going. This presentation focuses on the wind engineering studies and on the mega-…
Lotte World Tower: Vertical Meets Horizontal
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; James von Klemperer, KPF
After years of study by a series of architectural teams, the Lotte Supertower is being constructed in southern Seoul. The KPF design integrates the 555 meter tower with a massive podium, creating a consolidated city center.
Lotte World Tower
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; David Paul McLean, Lotte Engineering & Construction
Lotte World Tower is a mixed-use building with 6 basement levels and 123 levels above ground. It includes Hotel, Office, Officetel and Retail function. The highest occupied level is the observation deck on level 123 at 500m and the highest point is…
Solar Reflectivity Studies
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Charles D. Clift, Curtain Wall Design and Consulting
This presentation includes a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) computer simulation that tracks specular solar reflection. Graphical display of light intensity patterns can guide designers to revise geometry or materials to mitigate potentially…
Supertall Building in Korea
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Jungmyon Francis Lee, BAUM Architects
Lotte World Tower is expected as the first over-100-story building which will be completed near future, by 1015, in Korea. 123-story of 555-meter supertall building to be surrounded by retail & cultural complex along with outdoor open space toward…
Symbiosis: Supertalls and Future Cities
3 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; James von Klemperer, KPF
KPF has designed some of the most iconic tall buildings around the world, including the Shanghai World Financial Centre which won the CTBUH 2008 Best Tall Building Award. With super-talls at heights of 500-meters and above completed or underway in…

Papers/Research

The Mixed-Use Supertall and the Hybridization of Program
Mar 2018 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 7 Number 1; Forth Bagley, Kohn Pederson Fox Associates
Increasingly, mixed-use, multi-program complexes are emerging as the standard development model around the world. As their prominence grows, these projects are becoming increasingly complex. Program adjacencies are ever more intertwined as…
Lotte World Tower: Seoul’s First Supertall
5 Feb 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue I; James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
The Lotte World Tower became the world’s fifth-tallest building upon completion in 2017, and is currently the only supertall building (300 meters or higher) in Seoul. As it is located a fair distance from other tall buildings, the project’s designers…
2017: Skyscraper History’s Tallest, Highest- Volume, and Most Geographically Diverse Year
5 Feb 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue I
This 2017 Tall Building Year in Review / Tall Buildings in Numbers data analysis report shows that more buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed in 2017 than in any other year, with a total of 144 completions. Notably, 2017 was also…
Structural Performance of 800 MPa High-Strength Steel Members
Sep 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 3; Cheol-Ho Lee, Seoul National University
The use of high-strength steels in construction of highrise and mega building structures can bring about many technological advantages from fabrication to erection. However, key design criteria such as local and lateral stability in current steel…
Preliminary Design of Structural Health Monitoring for High-Rise Buildings
Sep 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 3; Hyun-hee Ryu, Jong-soo Kim, Eun-gyu Choi & Sang-hoon Lee, CS Structural Engineering
The purpose of structural health monitoring is to evaluate structural behavior due to various external loads through installation of appropriate measurement. Accordingly, a guideline for monitoring standards is necessary to evaluate the safety and…
Frontiers in High-Rise Outrigger Design
8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue III; Hi sun Choi & Leonard M. Joseph, Thornton Tomasetti; SawTeen See, Leslie E. Robertson Associates; Rupa Garai, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
In 2012, CTBUH published the first Outrigger Design for High-Rise Buildings Technical Guide. In 2016, the CTBUH Outrigger Working Group felt it would be beneficial to update the design guide with variations of outrigger systems and tall building…
Ten Significant Tall Buildings, and the Significant Women Behind Them
8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue III; Leading Women in Tall Buildings
Recently, there has been a growing and overdue recognition in the architecture discipline that women are under-represented, not just in terms of leadership positions held, but also in terms of receiving credit for the work they have done. The tall…
Key Technologies for Super Tall Building Construction: Lotte World Tower
Sep 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 3; Gyu Dong Kim & Joo Ho Lee, Lotte Engineering and Construction
This paper addresses the key technologies for supertall building construction based on the Lotte World Tower project in Korea. First, the mega-mat foundation construction technologies are shown, including ultra-low heat concrete, heat of hydration…
Challenges and Opportunities for the Structural Design of the 123-Story Jamsil Lotte World Tower
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Jong-Ho Kim, Yeonki Jung & Jidong Kim, Chang Minwoo Structural
The Jamsil Lotte World Tower, a high-rise component of the 2nd Lotte World Amusement Complex, is being constructed at Jamsil, Seoul, Korea. This 123-story building with six underground levels consists of a mall, offices, residences, a hotel, and an…
Urban Density and the Porous High-Rise: The Integration of the Tall Building in the City
Jun 2015 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 4 Number 2; James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox
As the skyscraper matures as a building type, its role in actively connecting to, and reinforcing, major threads of urban fabric becomes increasingly more important. The creation of public spaces inside of and adjacent to tall buildings allows for…
Urban Density and the Porous High-Rise: The Integration of the Tall Building in the City
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox
As the skyscraper matures as a building type, its role in actively connecting to, and reinforcing, major threads of urban fabric becomes increasingly more important. The creation of public spaces inside of and adjacent to tall buildings allows for…
The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall
18 Jan 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I; Nathaniel Hollister & Antony Wood, CTBUH
Within this decade we will likely witness not only the world’s first kilometer-tall building, but also the completion of a significant number of buildings over 600 meters (around 2,000 feet) – that’s twice the height of the Eiffel Tower.
South Korea: Past, Present and Future
Nov 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue IV; CTBUH Research
As of the year 2000, there were only 9 buildings 150 meters or taller in all of South Korea. Just twelve years later, there are now 124 buildings 150+ meters in height completed, with another 13 scheduled to complete by the end of this year.