Office location of the month: Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

The Jin Mao Tower is an 88-story landmark skyscraper in the Lujiazui area of the Pudong district of Shanghai, People’s Republic of China. It houses offices and the Shanghai Grand Hyatt hotel and a wonderful atrium that starts at the 56th floor and goes all the way up to the 87th floor. This vaulted 21-story atrium displays 28 spiral corridors and stairways that create a magnificent futuristic view.

Until 2007 the Jin Mao Tower was the fifth tallest in the world by roof height and the seventh tallest by pinnacle height. Along with the Oriental Pearl Tower, it’s a centrepiece of the Pudong skyline. Its height was surpassed in September 2007 by the Shanghai World Financial Centre which is next to the building and made up of 128 stories!

Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

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