LKG Tower

Manila, Philippines

1998

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC

Recio & Casas Inc

ICEC Land Corporation

Overview

The LKG Tower is a prominent building on the Makati City skyline. The main design feature is a distinctive "ribbon" that cuts diagonally across the tower's face. LKG Tower is widely recognized as one of Philippine's architectural jewels.

The LKG Tower fabrication process was extensive. The thousands of projected aluminum fins that accent the perimeter of each...

Specifications

  • Consultant

  • Floors

    44

  • U-value

    n/a

  • Depth of System

    9

  • Thermal Break

    N/A

  • Glazing Frame Type

    2-sided captured, 2-sided structural

  • Glass Type

    1": 1/4" clear HS, 1/2" air, 1/4" VAI-13 #2

  • Design Wind Pressure

    +62 PSF, -93 PSF

  • Nominal Stack Joint Dim

    7/8

  • Exterior Finishes

    PPG Duranar

  • Interior Finishes

    PPG Duracon

  • Embed

    1/2

  • Anchor Type

    extruded mullion clip, bolted to extruded slab anchor, bolted to embed

  • In fills / Special Material

    storefront w/doors
    car park cladding
    louvers

  • Project Type

    Commercial