World's tallest building to be built in only 90 days
Chinese construction company Broad Group has announced ambitious plans to construct the world's tallest skyscraper in an implausibly swift 90 days. If the target is met, the 838-meter (2,750-ft) "Sky City One" will take only a twentieth of the time that the Burj Khalifa, the world's current tallest building, took to build, and standing 10 meters (33 feet) taller upon completion. The secret to the rapid construction is prefabrication. Around 95 percent of the building will have been put together in modular form before work commences on site... Continue Reading World's tallest building to be built in only 90 daysSection: ArchitectureTags: China, Prefabricated, Skyscrapers, Tallest Building Related Articles: World's tallest building proposed for Azerbaijan Saudi Arabia?s Kingdom Tower to claim world?s tallest building title World?s tallest building opens with a new name: Burj Khalifa One kilometer high Nakheel Tower to become world's tallest building Building a 15-story hotel in less than six days The world's h
Chinese construction company Broad Group has announced ambitious plans to construct the world's tallest skyscraper in an implausibly swift 90 days. If the target is met, the 838-meter (2,750-ft) ...
Mon 18 Jun 12 from Gizmag
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Tue 12 Jun 12 from Daily Mail
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