China: tallest building, chop chop

2012-11-27 00:00

A CHINESE company plans to build the world’s tallest sky scraper within just 90 days.

The 838-metre-high building will be known as Sky City and will house more than 17 400 people, with amenities that include a hotel, a hospital, several schools and offices.

The Sin Chew Daily reported that building will start at month end in Changsha, China.

Zhu Linfang, a spokesperson for the Yuanda group that will build the skyscraper, said they will use a modular construction technique to ensure the building will rise from its foundations in record time.

Pre-cast blocks will be used to speed up the process.

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