The Bocom Financial Towers are two conjoined skyscrapers which reach 265 metres (869 feet) in height. They are located in the Pudong
District of Shanghai
and are split into the North and South Towers. Both towers were designed by ABB Architekten. The North tower is the 64th tallest existing building in the World
when measured up to the highest architectural point.
An atrium connects the two towers together and reaches a height of 163.4 metres. A swimming pool offering views over all of Shanghai is located on the 48th floor of the North Tower.
Construction of the tower began in 1997 and was completed in 2002. It is 52 stories tall with four basement levels. The height to the top of spire is 265 metres and it has a roof height of 230 metres. At its widest point, the tower is 15.8 metres wide and at its narrowest it is 9.75 metres wide. It has a length of 31 metres.
Construction of the South Tower was completed in 1999, three years before the North Tower. It has 42 floors above ground and four below ground level. It has a roof height of 197.4 metres and the top floor is located 171.6 metres up. At its widest point, the tower is 15.8 metres wide and at its narrowest, it is 9.75 metres wide. It has a length of 31 metres.