October 20, 1997 Development and operation rights agreement signed with Taipei City
January 13, 1998 Ground-breaking ceremony.
August 10, 1998 Construction license awarded for 101 stories.
April 13, 1999 Design change to 509.2 m height approved by
Taipei City government.
June 7, 2000 First tower column erected.
June 13, 2001 Taipei 101 Mall topped out.
March 31, 2002 5 workers killed caused by a 6.8 earthquake.
Construction was halted.
May 13, 2003 Taipei 101 Mall obtains occupancy permit.
July 1, 2003 Taipei 101 Tower roof completed.
October 17, 2003 Pinnacle placed.
November 14, 2003 Taipei 101 Mall opens.
April 15, 2004 Council on Tall Buildings and
Urban Habitat (CTBUH) certifies
Taipei 101 as
world's tallest building.
November 12, 2004 Tower obtains occupancy
December 31, 2004 Tower opens to the public.
January 1, 2005 First fireworks show begins at midnight for
New Year's Eve activity.
- Architect: C.Y. Lee & Partners
- Contractor: KTRT Joint Venture
- Management: Urban Retail Properties Company
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Linux, open source society
Mindsets: Running A Project
Object Oriented Do thing right in effective way
Ownership Problem Solver
Alternatives Raise your hand ASAP
Opportunity Team player
Constraints Leader and Follower
Uncertainty Local optimization vs System
Plan for future
Finding the path
Positive Open mind
● Human being, Lesson Learn
Calculate, simulation Guess
cost, time, and risks
on the right track
Estimate: Confidence level, probability
Anxiety, like or dislike, deffensive
Why Schedule, only a tool
1. Outside: Commitment how good a estimate is
UPS or FedEx based on what info, spec, requirement
2. Inside: Dependence, change Flexibility
3. WBS, track
A perfect team
Trust: If your
told you the op-
eration you need
hours, would you
pressure him to
do it in three?
What we behave, view of Westerner
Say what you do low context
high context Do what you say
歸納 risk taking