Shanghai Tower

On 05/08/2013 by Site Default

I’m not one for marking anniversaries, personal or otherwise, not for any principled reason but mainly out of sheer forgetfulness. Perhaps this is why I find it easier to highlight life’s milestones not defined by any date but a result that resonates a little deeper.

Yesterday the Shanghai Tower (上海中心大厦)  hoisted its final beam to the top of the skyscraper and work will now focus on the interior of the behemoth. I’ve seen the base of the building and can ensure you the word ‘cavernous’ is an understatement. Standing at 121 stories, around 632 metres (2,073 ft) high and 380,000 m2 (4,090,000 sq ft), the Shanghai Tower is expected to be completed in 2014…


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