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  1. News - China

    We do have permission to build Changsha skyscraper, says developer

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 02:03pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Xinhua says no approval for world's tallest building; developer disagrees Confusion reigns over Changsha skyscraper The company seeking to build a record-breaking "prefab" skyscraper in Changsha insisted the project was proceeding as planned, despite mainland media reports that it lacked necessary approvals. Broad Group spokeswoman Zhu ...

  2. News - China - ARCHITECTURE

    Changsha skyscraper faces brickbats and praise as safety concerns raised

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... A groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday for the world's tallest building in Changsha was greeted with praise from some mainland architects- and brickbats from others. Some held serious safety concerns about the skyscraper, but others hailed it as a revolutionary work of prefabricated urban landscape. The more than 200-storey structure will tower 838 metres above the Hunan provincial capital ...

  3. News - China

    Application to build world's tallest building in China not yet approved

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Application to build 838-metre Sky City in Changsha has not yet been approved Setback for developers of tallest skyscraper An application to build the world's tallest skyscraper in Changsha has not yet been approved, the local government said yesterday, appearing to contradict the developer's claims that construction was cleared to start. ...

  4. News - China

    Party paper calls for end to tall building frenzy

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... mouthpiece ran a full-page report yesterday that questioned the mainland's aggressive skyscraper push in recent years, attributing it to vain local government officials. The commentary in the People's Daily came amid controversy over the planned 838-metre Sky City in Changsha, Hunan, which would be the world's tallest building once it is completed. Last week, media reported ...

  5. News - China

    World's 'tallest tower' to be built in 9 months, drawing doubts and safety concerns

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 02:32pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A Changsha developer dazzled the world when it built a 30-storey hotel within 15 days. Now as it aims to construct the world's tallest building in a mere ... ceremony marked the start of construction of an 838-metre, 208-storey skyscraper on the outskirts of Hunan’s capital city, which its developer Broad Group estimated would be completed by April next ...

  6. News - China - CONSTRUCTION

    Chinese steel not safe enough for Sky City project

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Industry criticises developer's contention that only foreign steel will meet structural demands of record-breaking prefab skyscraper in Hunan ... Group president Zhang Yue said yesterday the company would use only foreign steel for its controversial 838-metre Sky City tower in Changsha- a project he hopes to complete in a record-breaking ...

  7. News - China

    China starts construction on 'world's tallest building'

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 03:15pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com China has embarked on the construction of an 838-metre-tall building in Changsha that is billed as the “world’s tallest”. Developer Broad Group on Saturday ... the building would be about 10 metres taller than the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, currently the world’s tallest. The Changsha project, carried out by China Construction Fifth Building, is expected ...

  8. Infographics - News - CHINA

    Sky's the limit for China's building plans

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 10:31am by Adolfo Arranz

    ... Adolfo Arranz If Sky City in Changsha is completed by 2014, it will be the world's tallest skyscraper, surpassing by eight metres Burj Khalifa in Dubai. China has its eyes on building plenty more. Soon, more than 50 per cent of the world's tallest buildings will be in China. Here we look at those already standing and others being constructed or in the pipeline.    ...

  9. Business - China Business

    Chinese backing sought for flying car and sky city projects

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Eric Ng

    ... be the world's tallest building within seven months. The Changsha, Hunan province-based firm last July broke ground on a planned 838-metre, 202-storey building that will consist of 2,558 apartments of 60 ... of that of other super skyscrapers, the company said its "Sky-city" project could be built quickly because 90 per cent of its building materials will be pre-fabricated by its 20,000 workers. ...

  10. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Alarm bells sound over local government stimulus plans

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... in a string of capital-intensive industries. Elsewhere, Hunan's provincial capital Changsha, which already wants to build the world's tallest skyscraper, said it would invest an additional ...




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