The skyscraper theory about economic cycles is well-known, but China is ramping it up to new heights.
It took Dubai more than five years to build the 828-meter Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building (for the moment, anyway).
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.I don't know what the weather is typically in Changsha, but the ghost skyscrapers in Bangkok built in the late 1990's haven't aged well.