China limits the construction of super high rise buildings; a look at some of its tallest skyscrapers
China has recently restricted the construction of extremely tall skyscrapers in smaller cities as part of a crackdown on wasteful vanity projects by local governments. The decision came after an incident in a 71-storey tower in downtown Shenzhen earlier this year. The 356-metre tall building repeatedly shook, raising concerns about safety. Investigations found the cause was a more than 50-metre tall mast on top of the building that moved in the wind. In July China imposed ban on the construction of buildings exceeding 500 metres. Country has some of the tallest buildings in the world. As China limits construction of super high rise buildings, let’s take a look at some of the tallest buildings in the country.