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Above the world in 90 days: China building world’s tallest skyscraper — 220 storys — in just three months (W/Video)

Photo: “Sky City,” which will be 220 storeys high and is scheduled to be completed in just 90 days. SOURCE: Broad Construction

from National Post

Kathryn Blaze Carlson | Nov 22, 2012 7:56 PM ET | Last Updated: Nov 24, 2012 9:59 AM ET

When Pierre Beaudet was told about a Chinese corporation’s plans to build the world’s tallest building in record speed — 2,749 soaring feet in just 90 days — the global studies professor marvelled Thursday: “Ah. There’s nothing they can’t do.” . . . Read Complete extensive article w/diagrams etc.


from youtube

Uploaded bydifferentenergy

***30-story building built in 15 days*** Construction time lapse

Uploaded on Jan 6, 2012

mp4 download link:http://www.broad.com/down/video_gxls_T30.rar

What can you accomplish in 360 hours?
The Chinese sustainable building company, Broad Group, has yet attempted another impossible feat, building a 30-story tall hotel prototype in 360 hours, after building a 15-story building in a week earlier in 2011.

Retro: World’s largest cave is big enough to fit a skyscraper and even has its own jungle

Photo: A jungle inside a cave? A roof collapse long ago in Hang Son Doong let in light; plants thickly followed. As “Sweeny” Sewell climbs to the surface, hikers struggle through the wryly named Garden of Edam. CREDIT Carsten Peter SOURCE National Geographic.

from io9.com


 DEC 31, 2010 9:00 AM

Vietnam’s Hang Son Doong cave is the largest in the world, with caverns big enough to fit an entire city street inside them. These awe-inspiring photos take you inside the beautiful, alien world of the Hang Son Doong cave.

The cave was, amazingly enough, only discovered twenty years ago, and is just now being properly surveyed. National Geographic has a fascinating longer piece on the recent explorations of the cave, but the real highlight has to be the nearly two dozen amazing photographs from inside the cave . . . Read Complete Report

National Geographic: The World’s Biggest Cave: Hang Son Doong (Full HD Video)