While plans for a pair of one kilometre tall towers in Wuhan have been in the news recently, an 838 metre tall Chinese project announced last year and planned for completion by April 2014, appears to currently be serving as… Read More>>
A matched pair of hyper-green, male and female, towers are set to stretch a full kilometre from the ground in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, if a local chemical company and some London architects succeed in a recent architectural… Read More>>
While China was busy setting off firecrackers over the spring festival holiday, two Russian daredevils decided to celebrate the new year with an unauthorised climb of China’s tallest building.
The lack of an elevator or even exterior walls on the… Read More>>
China’s state-run real estate developers might be getting more market-oriented, or it could be that someone in the Shanghai city government realises that leasing out 220,000 square metres of office space is not a matter to be lef to chance.
In any case, the state-owned developers of the Shanghai Tower, have announced that they are seeking leasing agents to help fill the building.
While China grabbed worldwide headlines in 2013 for megaprojects such as the Shanghai Tower, not all the news is about bigger buildings. A mere 30-storey tower in Xiamen has taken home a Luban Prize, the country’s top award for design… Read More>>
From mega-projects such as the Shanghai Tower to white elephants like Changsha’s Sky City, China’s new building projects have dominated the news this year.
After sifting through 51 weeks of headlines, here are six China building projects that opened in… Read More>>
A crane operator working on what will soon be China’s tallest building has won second prize in the Shanghai City photo contest, for his astonishing views of the city.
Wei Gensheng’s job swinging construction materials into place from atop the… Read More>>
Mingtiandi is usually known more for words than for images, but sometimes a photo tells the story of China’s real estate industry better than any amount of analysis.
Below is an image of the Shanghai Tower under construction in Pudong’s… Read More>>
A topping-out ceremony was held on Saturday for what is, for now, China’s tallest building when the final beam was hoisted to the top of the Shanghai Tower.
At 632 metres and 121 stories, the project will be second only… Read More>>
News this week that ground had been broken in Changsha for construction of the world’s tallest building brought media attention from around the world. And not all of the headlines were positive.
The decision by Changsha-based conglomerate Broad Sustainable Building… Read More>>