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[18 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

With more than 1,000 tall buildings rising up across Shanghai in just two decades, China’s largest city has become a modern megatower metropolis. Boasting one of the most distinctive skylines on the planet, these five buildings are truly head and shoulders above the rest: The Shanghai Tower In a city where mega towers jostle for […]

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[2 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

The architect behind Shanghai’s newest and tallest tower has said that a building’s height isn’t what’s important – it’s the human element that counts, telegraph.co.uk reports. Jun Xia of Gensler, the firm which came up with the skyscraper design for Shanghai Tower, magnanimously said that “there will always be another taller building”. Image source Though […]