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Taipei 101

Taipei 101 Platinum Image credit: Taipei 101

Taipei 101 | Three-time LEED Platinum certified tower and the world’s first building over 500 meters tall


With 101 floors and over 2 million square feet and measuring 1,667 feet (508 meters) tall, TAIPEI 101 is one of the tallest buildings in the world. It has set a worldwide precedent for sustainable skyscraper development, receiving its first LEED Platinum certification in 2011. In 2016, it became the first LEED v4 certified project in the world to achieve 90 points and the world’s first LEED v4 Platinum super tall building. The project received LEED Platinum certification for the third time in 2021, using the latest version, LEED v4.1.

With the implementation of MERV 13 filters and green cleaning for over 10 years, CO2 and TVOC values are extremely low creating a healthy indoor environment.

Low carbon commuting via MRT, buses, bike-sharing and EV cars; 50 energy-saving projects over the past decade for continuous improvements in energy efficiency; the division of waste into 26 categories; a Swedish vertical garbage chute system and 70% waste recycling rate are examples of sustainable strategies put into place.