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Urban Planet: The (New) World’s Tallest Tower

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Urban Planet is a daily roundup of blogs from around the world dealing specifically with urban environments. We’ll be on the lookout for websites outside the country that approach themes related to urban experiences and issues.

In Changsha, China, there are plans afoot to build the world’s tallest tower. At 220 storeys, the Sky City Tower comes in ahead of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. The air conditioning company turned property manager erecting the building is promising to do so in as little as three months using prefab components. The question remains whether there will be enough tenants to fill the building’s 1 million square metres of floor space. (Globe and Mail)

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