Gallery: Sky City: China’s BSB to Break Ground on World’s Tallest Skysc...


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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