Sky City Changsha

A poster with the drawings of the planned 838-metre Sky City in Changsha. Photo: AFP

Party paper calls for end to tall building frenzy

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 on the topping-out ceremony for the second-tallest building in the world: the 632-metre Shanghai Tower.