Chinese towers to break height records

02/16/2006 | Engineering News-Record

Two towers going up in the Chinese city of Guangzhou, each supported by external structural steel skeletons, stand to set new height records. One is a 2,001-foot TV and observation tower, which will be the world's tallest and is intended to be the Eiffel Tower for the 2010 Asian Games, and the other is a 1,417-foot tall building, to be China's tallest building.

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