China is home to the world’s second-tallest building. Cue the mayhem.
The Shanghai Tower in China was officially crowned the second-tallest building in the world last week. The same day, as if on cue, the country’s stock market had tanked.
Shanghai Tower is not just a skyscraper. It’s a “mega-tall” building — yes, that’s a technical word — that stands more than 2,000 feet high, a spiraling steel spire with 106 elevators and indoor sky gardens. The building is a testament to China’s rapid transformation into a global economic superpower as well as a symbol of its lofty ambitions for the future.
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