Update: "China's Plan for the World's Tallest Building: The Rest of the Story"
From CNN Shanghai:
A Hunan-based construction company aims to build an 838-meter skyscraper and do it in just three months
It took Dubai more than five years to build the 828-meter Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building (for the moment, anyway).I'm guessing they won't be using the bamboo scaffolding that Hong Kong is famous for:
But Chinese architects and engineers reckon they need a mere 90 days to leave the Emiratis in the dust.
At least, that's what they've claimed.
Broad Sustainable Building (BSB), a construction company based in Hunan, is planning to erect an 838-meter building called Sky City (天空城市) later this year in Changsha, the provincial capital of Hunan Province.
Projected cost for the building is RMB 4 billion (US$628 million).
Once completed, the 220-story structure will surpass Burj Khalifa to become the tallest structure in the world....MORE