Sky City: China’s BSB to Break Ground on World’s Tallest Skyscraper in November

by Mark Boyer, 09/25/12

 
Modular, prefabricated buildings have been catching on in design communities around the world in recent years, but the building techniques are typically limited to low-rise buildings. Chinese developer Broad Sustainable Building (BSB) plans to change that with Sky City, a 220-story prefabricated skyscraper that is scheduled to break ground in November. BSB claims that prefab skyscrapers are cheaper and greener to build, but above all they can be built faster: Sky City will be the tallest building in the world, and it’s expected to take less than six months to build.

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