Grand Hyatt Hotel's Atrium, Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai
Grand Hyatt hotel's atrium, looking down from the Skywalk on the 88th floor. The building's anchor tenant is the five-star 555-room Grand Hyatt Shanghai hotel which occupies floors 53 to 87. It was designed by the Chicago firm of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM).
The Hyatt's famous barrel-vaulted atrium starts at the 56th floor and extends upwards to the 87th. Lined with 28 annular corridors and staircases arrayed in a spiral, it is 27 m (89 ft) in diameter with a clear height of approximately 115 m (377 ft). It is one of the tallest atria in the world.
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