Another world’s tallest? Now 2-km high tower is coming up…

January 12th, 2015

Another skyscraper, dubbed ‘Sky City 220’, is to be completed in just four months
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Building a 200-storey tall tower is one thing. Building it in just four months, suggests an engineering and technical marvel unheard of. And this comes from China.

However, that is just the beginnning.

The chief executive of Broad Sustainable Building, a Chinese construction firm, plans to build at a two-kilometre high, 636-floor tower.

He revealed his plan in an interview to “The Made-in-China CEO”, a Reuters magazine published in June.

Zhang Yue , CEO, Broad Sustainable Building, has been quoted, saying: “One hundred per cent! Some say that it’s sensationalism to construct such a tall building. That’s not so. Land shortages are already a grave problem. There’s also the very serious transportation issue. We must bring cities together and stretch for the sky in order to save cities and save the Earth.”

There was no mention on when and where will the 2-km high tower will be launched.

However, the 838-metre¬†high tower, 10 metres taller than the Burj Khalifa, currently the world’s tallest tower, has been dubbed “Sky City 220” and is set to be completed in four month’s time from ground breaking using the rapid-construction techniques that Zhang’s company¬†has invented. Sky City will have schools, a hospital, 17 helipads and house 30,000 people…Read More

 

Source: Emirates 24/7

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