Sky City Tower China: Tallest Building in the World

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Sky City Tower, China : Tallest Building in the World

Highest Structure on the Globe : New Chinese Skyscraper

26 + 23 Nov 2012

Tallest Building in the World

Sky City – World’s Tallest Building

Construction is due to start in December on the world’s tallest building in Changsha, China, which will be completed in just 90 days.

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World Tallest Building image © BROAD Group

Height: 838 m high
Floors: 220 storeys
Title: Sky City tower aka SKYCITY – J220
Expected completion: Mar 2013
Contractor: Broad Sustainable Building (BSB)
Elements: schools, hospital, apartments for over 30,000 people
Unusual feature: 17 helipads
Status: awaiting planning permission

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Tallest Building in the World image © BROAD Group

“THE NEW ALTITUDE IN THE WORLD”

Not only the tallest building in the world, but also, accoridng to BROAD Group:

THE HIGHEST ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Over 5 times more energy efficient than conventional buildings
Over 20 super energy saving technologies: 20cm thermal insulation, 4-paned windows, fresh air heat recovery, cooling-heating-power system, auto power-generated lifts

THE HIGHEST EFFICIENCY OF LAND USE
Save the land 10 times more than average urban areas
Residence, office, elementary & secondary schools, kindergarten, old people’s home, healthcare hospital, store, hotel, sports & entertainment center are all integrated. 4,000 vehicles and relevant land for roads and parking are cut, large area of green land is protected.

THE HIGHEST AIR QUALITY
Indoor air is at least 20 times purer than that outdoor
100% fresh air without cross contamination, far away from sick building syndrome; fresh air with 3-stage filters and 99% of PM2.5 is eliminated, far away from air pollution.

THE HIGHEST LIFE ENJOYMENT
The sunrise and sunset can be watched daily at much time in much space
No commuters, walk to work, leisure hours can be greatly enjoyed. Over 4,000 families share dozens of sky gardens, sky courtyards, basketball courts, tennis courts, botanic gardens, libraries, concert halls.
The living space is as much as you can imagine while the air conditioning fee and electric bills can be as lower as you like

THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY
BROAD Sustainable Building (BSB)
Modular design, factory-made product, worker-friendly construction and 1% construction waste. One million-sqm building with 280,000 components in aircraft component management process benchmarks the hi-tech building standard

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