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S. Korea’s Tallest Skyscraper Receives Eco-friendly Certification

S. Korea’s Tallest Skyscraper Receives Eco-friendly Certification

SEOUL, Jun. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s tallest skyscraper built by retail giant Lotte Group received a green building certificate from a U.S.-based environment organization, Lotte Corp. said Wednesday. The 123-story Lotte World Tower received a Gold rating in the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) system, the conglomerate [...]

Convenience Store of the Future Opens at Lotte World Tower

Convenience Store of the Future Opens at Lotte World Tower

SEOUL, May 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Seven Eleven Signature opened today at Lotte World Tower, the world’s very first unmanned convenience store where shoppers can pay with the swipe of their hand, thanks to a biometric verification system that scans palm vein patterns. The vein-scanning self-checkout terminal studies the size, color, and shape of each shopper’s [...]

Runners Race 123 Floors to the Top of Lotte World Tower

Runners Race 123 Floors to the Top of Lotte World Tower

SEOUL, April 24 (Korea Bizwire) – A vertical marathon race dubbed Sky Run was held at Lotte World Tower yesterday. During the international marathon event held at the newly opened landmark building in Seoul’s Songpa District, over 900 participants from around the world raced up 123 floors to the top of the towe – 2,917 stairs [...]

S. Korea’s Tallest Skyscraper Opens to Public

S. Korea’s Tallest Skyscraper Opens to Public

SEOUL, Apr. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s tallest skyscraper built by retail giant Lotte Group officially opened to the public on Monday, the group’s operating unit said, marking another milestone for the country’s fifth-largest business empire facing a slew of challenges. The opening ceremony of the 123-story Lotte World Tower was attended by top [...]

Breakdancing 480 Meters Up in the Air

Breakdancing 480 Meters Up in the Air

SEOUL, March 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Celebrating Lotte World Tower’s Guinness World Record of having the highest glass-floor observatory in the world, a group of breakdancers offered a special performance Thursday at the tower’s Seoul Sky observatory, transparent through 478 meters of thin air.  Seoul Sky is located on the 118th floor of the 123-story [...]

Lotte World Tower Assumes Title of Tallest Building in Korea

Lotte World Tower Assumes Title of Tallest Building in Korea

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Doosan’s ‘We’ve the Zenith’ in Haeundae, Busan, which has been recognized as the tallest building in Korea since construction was completed in 2011, will soon be handing over the title to the Lotte World Tower in Jamsil, Seoul. As of the end of last year, the tallest among completely [...]

Statue of Goethe Erected in Seoul

Statue of Goethe Erected in Seoul

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Lotte Corporation erected a statue of German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Tuesday in the open park behind Lotte World Tower, the tallest building in South Korea.  The 5.15-meter statue is a duplicate of sculptor Fritz Schaper’s Goethe Monument (1880) in Berlin’s Tiergarten Park, and will be available for [...]