The Story Behind China’s 600-Metre Abandoned Skyscraper

čas přidán 29. 06. 2021
How China became home to the world's tallest ghostscraper.
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  • I'm from Tianjin, and the 117 isn't the only failed real estate project, there's an entire ghost town at an area known as 于家堡 or 响螺湾. With the giant unfinished buildings all around, I feel like I was inside the world of TLOU.

    • @SuNFl0WeR_ the Chinese government/ society doesn’t really allow homelessness like we do in America

    • ​@Cypherus 我感觉你这样说的话考虑了下也不错啊其实,天津适合安安稳稳过日子,没有那么大野心,进不了一线城市,代表房价、物价等不至于跟北上广那么离谱;另外城市本身的基础设施和基础都在,本身离北京近,资源辐射方便,也应该衰退不到哪里去。

    • What is TLOU?

    • @EyFmS jumping the great wall of china

    • @Shenaniganiser How that would happen?

  • when Eiffel Tower was built, Parisians were joking that best view of Paris is from the tower... because it is the only place where you can't see the tower.

    • Now the france is also very poor. Also England, not london, all the industry s they are italian s,germany, china,India,Italy is very most rich s because is real economy, UK is a country for all the mafia s, oligagarc s ,is only a fiscal paradise, but real economy is inesistent....all import,and france with a economy of state ...baguette and fish and chips in the for future yuor,

    • Now it's being said of the Tour Montparnasse instead lol

    • Think of it not like a monument...but as a Rocket design...I wager the Space X Mars rocket will ha've similar large legs....

  • I traveled to Tianjin often for work from 2012-17. Initially, seeing it from central Tianjin, i thought it was just another skyscraper. I eventually visited the area of western TJ where the project is located. Only then was I able to appreciate the stunning height of this building & wondered how such a massive project would fare in a 2nd tier city.

  • Wish I understood economics so I could understand how a skyscraper, which is 90% complete, could just be abandoned like that.

    • @Tena Barnes pretty sure that's what newsome told everyone he would get done ... just one of his many lies

    • @Mark S how so? Both situations are related to greed, one by cheaper, shoddy materials, the other by greedy politicians filling their bank accounts, in both instances taxpayers foot the bill. (The California debt is extremely larger though).

    • Don’t sweat it - even economists don’t understand economics, the ‘dismal science’. 🙂

    • @Maria Davenport in the end God will meet out justice

    • @Tena Barnes That's why that condominium complex in Florida collapsed. Poor design, crappy materials, cutting corners, now almost 100 people dead and almost everyone that was responsible for the problems has passed away, so how do their families get any justice?

  • When the building was start to built, Tianjin was one of the richest cities in China and a prosperous industrial center. At that time, Tianjin was considered to be the fifth first tier city in China, which is why many real estate developers chose to invest in Tianjin and the building was built. However, since 2014-2015, the industrial development here has slowed down and the population and economy have shown negative growth, Now Tianjin even ranks low in second tier cities.

    • I bet that Tianjin explosion somehow contributed to the slowdown of the growth.

    • @Julian Tucker yes. first tiers is those directly managed by central government. the rest is 2nd tiers and are managed by provincial government.

    • @cantonia banzai he said 2008, the year when the building started construction. At that time, Tianjin was not only top 5, but the output value of the Binhai Development Zone was comparable to that of Pudong, because an Airbus aircraft factory accounted for most of the output value.

  • That animation at 2:56 was really awesome to see. I love your videos, and the rest of this video was incredible too, but I specifically wanted to call that out because I would love to see animations like this continue to be used in yhe future!

  • What a brave workers and engineers who work on these enormose heights.

  • I cant say enough how much I enjoy watching these videos. Thanks once again Fred and team!

  • always weird to see such a major landmark that is unfinished

  • The exterior cladding of the building should be completed so that the interior structure is protected from the elements,, you don't want the skyscraper falling down because its rebar corroded away.

    • @Zhin ok, maybe in the future the permitting authority should require money be placed in a construction account that the authority can monitor. In the United States big projects also occasionally go bust but another company usually will step in at some point and finish it to their own specifications.

    • @tellucas well, as per the video, it says that thay can't pre-sell properties because it's forbidden to sell units that aren't fully finished.

    • @UzuMaki NaRuto makes sense as you can then finish each floor to customer requirements when it gets rented/leased. I was in an office building where one of the unused floors was just exposed columns and slab. only the restrooms were finished since they are the same on all the floors.

    • I agree. I don't understand why projects like these that even if they don't have the funds to finish things, why they wouldn't get enough money together to at least finish the outside and keep the interior protected so that perhaps someone else down the road can take over a decent condition building.

  • Usually, when a person can afford to lose $13 billion, they'll be fine.

    • @voetbal12: The video stated that the property was developed by a HK-based firm. Go to 03:41 to hear it yourself.

    • @Kip 151 😂😂 The only comment worth reading in this whole bloody thread! It’d be even funnier with correct spelling though. Two t’s in butt 😊

    • ...or not!

  • That would make for an interesting demolition project.

    • Come down easy. When America drops a big one near it. If china wants to keep it they need to be nice.

    • @Jordie 🙏👍

    • @Jordie "shit is about to hit..." Not if it's residential and China's population is massive. Prices will eventually go down.

    • This building represents Evergrande. It’s all for show, but soon this property bubble popping will make many Chinese poor. Shit is about to hit the fan 💩

    • @kovona Maybe Elon Musk could put some engines on the bottom and,...

  • As I understand it, from one of your previous videos, the government no longer allows such tall buildings as they are a safety risk. But...what's going to happen now? Will it be left to just rot an fall over? That's a major cleanup cost that I doubt the owner will be willing to foot.

  • A structure that tall feels like it would be a safety hazard if left uncompleted. Even with the solid core making it unlikely to collapse, just imagine window panes getting blown out from uncompleted floors and raining down on inhabitants below during a terrible storm.

    • ​@BRINGBACKDISLIKES 👈🤡😂

    • @BRINGBACKDISLIKES We don't wear tin foil hats here in tropical South East Asia. But when it's really hot outdoors we use the world famous palm leaf hats. It's much cooler and it's biodegradable too. LOL

    • @NPN - 2N3904 Sure buddy, keep your tin foil hat, or they will pirate your brain

    • bold of you to think there even are inhabitants in that district, as far as im aware, the entire district is a failure

  • Habitable height should be all that counts towards records, spikes on top of buildings are the equivelent of a kid putting their hand in the air and saying that's how tall they are

    • We should stop that "who has the biggest?" competition entirely

    • Idk they still have to go-to that height physically to build it.

    • Agreed

    • stop this blunt criticism Chris😂😂😂😂😂

  • A really tall, unfinished tower sticking out in the middle of the city looks really embarrassing for the city itself.

  • My first internship in China was next to that tower, I've always wondered how tall was it. Well I never expected it to be this tall

  • Man this sucks! Imagine being the investor and having to look at this unfinished masterpiece

  • It's an impressive structure - I've seen it in person - but it is sad to see it sitting like something frozen in time.

    • Me too. Tianjin was the first time were I actually saw skyscrapers and really tall buildings. Id love to visit again when pandemic is over.

    • @Snus Caboose MiAmI hAs cLEanEd iT SeLf uP lmfao

  • The reason it has never been finished is simple. In it's current state of construction it is in perfect aesthetic balance with the rest of Tianjin. Have you been to Tianjin. I lived there for a year. It is a shithole.

    • Now with a 600m turd monument....they should paint it brown.

  • The place is significant contributor to a landscape that is to provide captivating view about life in stages of success, tests as well as horizons and avenues, never tired of aiming those heights of success and making them lasts for a lifetime. Completed structures waiting to be visited as well as realized for its full potential, making many visitors and businesses. Qui lai Cathay. :)

  • They need to do a video on how exactly someone would go about demolishing a building that big. even if it fell perfectly in line to the ground the rubble pile would probably be a dozen or so floors high.

    • It’s possible but extremely expensive and who’s gonna pay for that, it’s going to stand there for a very long time weather its operational or not

    • They would probably have to take it apart just like they built it.

    • There are such videos: 9/11 Inside Job and 9/11 Loose Change

  • Thanks for sharing. As someone who has been living in Tianjin for 8+ years, it’s nice to learn something about that building. While you can of course see the building from most of Tianjin, my family and I have only visited the area once. We stayed in the Horse-track themed hotel when they ran a large discount. Nice rooms, but the restaurant was very basic.

  • The Empire State Building went through a similar ordeal. Was built during The Great Depression in a location unideal for office buildings at the time, was built at it's height mainly to get the world record height, and cost $40 mil, but only made $1 mil the first year. Most floors were empty and employees in lower offices would turn on lights to make it look like the building wasn't a loss to the eyes of the public.

    • it was empty but finished; not the same thing

    • offices mostly empty when it opened : hence its nicknames "Empty State Building" or "Empire du Vide" back in the day.

    • No. You are mistaken. To be similar The Empire State would have to be constructed in Staten Island, not Manhattan!!🤣🤷🏼

  • If someone had the money they should turn it into nature preserve .put trails inside animals plants trees . it would be a really interesting place to get away from the city in the city and land is very valuable so building a vertical nature trail and preserve seems like a good idea

  • I love the fact that it had no vanity height and almost beat the Burj Kalifa for highest inhabitable floor, but it was over ambitions nevertheless.

  • Isn't it strange how other folks never feel like continuing, taking over, finish such a project

    • No. It's expensive to finish... return potential... not there. So. Not strange at all.

  • Is it only me or anyone else is having anxiety only by seeing all this construction 🏗 like what the heck mankind is upto 😓

  • Great comparison- building New York’s Hudson Yards on the outskirts of Philadelphia. That brings it into perspective on this side of the pond

  • Its a worlds record, the highest condemnd building.

    • @Kpop Scenario CHINNANAAAAAAHHHH!

    • Hi

    • take that, Pyongyang's hotel of doom, your title has been claimed.

    • @Ronnie Boucher This building is a copy? From where? I live in the US and there’s no building that comes close to it.

    • Chasing GDP just means money has to be spent, not that it had to be spent well.

  • It didn’t seem like it would have a lot of floor space. The core had to be so big it didn’t leave much floor space IMO

  • That's crazy! Don't beat me up too much for saying this (this IS the Internet, after all) but I do hope that it somehow gets finished and becomes a useful and iconic (for positive reasons) structure...

    • After enough weathering of interior concrete it will be unable to be refurbished

  • Yeah, I was there in 2015 and it stood out like the eye of mordor. I came back in 2019 expecting it to be finished... and there it was in all its unfinished glory.

    • There is no life in the ghost city. Not even ghosts.

    • @God created Heaven and 🌍 I live there for a year

    • @david dutra lucky they made it back?? what exactly would have happened to that?

    • @KingMinosxxvi I said oh have you ever even been there before.. a shit whole is Jefferson county West Virginia.

    • You're lucky you made it back !

  • This is very interesting. Looking forward to the next video. Keep up the good work.

  • I worry at times that the UAE might fall under a similar overambitious mindset. It's the most impressive place I've ever lived and I marvel especially at the architectural feats built in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Simply spectacular. But am concerned that some areas might be overbuilt and create beautiful ghost towns. Hope this amazing place built out of the desert thrives and will continue to show what's possible in the future.

  • wish to see it completed, for the rich or not, it is a beautiful engineering work

  • It IS of a beautiful design, I like its sides too. I DO think that enormous diamond on top, otherwise was a bit over the top (scusez le pun), that would make it look a bit like trying sticking it to others so that you'll make 'em jealous. It is a bit like showing off how successful, how wealthy YOU are to put such a thing on top of your almost highest ever. But beautiful it was, in that sense it's a pity that it wasn't finished..

  • Seems to be the fate of Tianjin in particular. 20 years ago I worked there for 2-1/2 years for Motorola. At the time there were at least 6 buildings over 30 floors where the construction had halted and they were left uncompleted. Speculation building is routine in China but this has to be the most extreme example.

    • is it such huge city that they must build so high? another thing was in countryside ppl build concrete shacks to claim some property thing, higher the better

    • @Bill Hart Curious to know what it's like to deal with the CCP ?

    • @Daniel Zanercik, I was on the Chuan DongBei sour gas project 2013-2015 in Sichuan so we passed thru Chengdu on the way to/from the project, but I never had the time to see much of Chengdu. My loss.

    • @Under the Flat Sun, I've not been back enough. the last time in 2006 and that was even dramatic from my 2003 departure. I was elsewhere in China thru 2009, then in Sichuan for 2 years 2013-2015. I'm negotiating for a new job in Tangu right now that would give me a chance to revisit Tianjin. I wonder if I'll recognize anything. Crossing my fingers for a return.

    • It is on the same side of town as Motorola was. Over 30 Tianjin government officials, have gone to jail recently for bribery. It may just be a political move by Xi but I am sure from personal experience they were dirty. Our company sent out many red envelopes to officials to get things done.

  • I lived in Tianjin for years, I actually like the way the tower looks. Shame it's still not finished.

    • 于家堡應該有一些人住在那裡現在吧?還是還沒有?!

    • Its architecture is superb but it doesn't make sense if the general public can't enjoy it, the owner made it to milk the super rich so there it is. 🤷🏾‍♂️

  • The 117 building was built by Hong Kong tycoons led by Pan Sutong, founder of the Songri Group. Construction and development has resumed on this building from March 2021 although it will be very slow.

  • It's like attempting to New York's Hudson Yards on the outskirts of Philadelphia. Exactly the problem - how we look at why and where we invest.

  • Can someone explain to me how a city of 13 million people, 4th largest in China and 11th most prosperous in the world (according to Wikipedia), highest GDP per capita in the country (higher than Beijing and Shanghai), is considered second tier in China ?

  • Can we just appreciate how dumb some of the developers in china are, I mean just think about it, there are TWO 500+ meter tall buildings in Tianjin, a second tier city, NEITHER of which are placed downtown and instead both are placed remotely outside of the city in an industrial area and a harbor, like WHAT? It's no wonder one of them failed, and the other is pretty much sitting in a dead remote suburb of the city. If you're gonna build some sort of superich paradise, build it on top of a mountain, or at least in downtown of a city, not some remote flat industrial area where all you can see is smog.

  • I honestly have to wonder if you fail to place glass coverings and concrete flooring over steel if the iron in the steel rusts out so bad from weather exposure. like floors will have to be replaced because they were not sealed off with windows. like when they finally finish it and not tear up the floors and resurface with new concrete that the structure could collapse in 20-30 years time. like the building in Florida (which may have been exposed to sea air because the Property Management HOA didn't replace rotted out or moldy roofing causing water to drip into interior and rust the truss and joist plates out

  • the view of city is very impressive, especially during night...

  • its amazing to so many things in nature prove building desingers WRONG! IMO

  • Wow, I actually recently remembered the existence of this project and researched it a bit. A few main reasons, First, the company financing the project, the Goldin group, ran into financial trouble Second, look up a picture of Tianjin's skyline, you won't see this massive uncompleted building. It's location is nonsensical, so no developer wants to take over the project and the Goldin Group doesn't see the value in competing it. All in all this building is a perfect microcosm of why China's government decided to enact such strict regulations and put the breaks on the supertall skyscraper boom.

  • There is a political angle to the project as well. Tianjin is the hometown of Wen Jiabao, China's former premier. When he was in power, many investment projects went to Tianjin and Tianjin reported some of the fastest growth rates in the country. Now with him gone, and the city no longer getting preferential treatments, it has fallen on hard times.

  • This is like taking out a loan to build a house you hope to repay by renting it, but then you lose your job. Fascinating to see financial gambles on such a grand scale.

    • It gives me great pleasure to see the plans of the affluent go tits up! Even if it’s 10,000 miles away.

    • Yes here in America the government bails out the big investors that make such a large boo boo.

  • I’ve been travelling to China for work and covered much of the country for the past 20 years. It never ceased to amaze me just how many skyscrapers remained empty in virtually every city. Shenzhen, Wuhan, Harbin, Shanghai, Shenyang, Guangzhou, Tianjin, etc. “Ghostscrapers,” they call them.

    • Skyscrapers in Shenyang are very empty indeed!

  • Sad. Any concerns over long term damage from exposure to weather? Without its skin, rain/freeze/thaw and rusted rebar come to mind!

  • Summing up: They bet their money by building a supertall skyscraper and residential area aimed for the super rich near a second rate industrial city, during the global financial crisis.

    • No idea what that has to do with my comment but maybe you were speaking about someone else’s comments.

    • A lot of people became ultra rich just after the global financial crises. They are expecting an upward incline.

    • @Demef I have watched many homeless ppl on streets from USA, is not it enough houses from american homeless ppl? in fact there are 17 million empty houses in US avaliable for homeless ppl, it is inequality that stop ppl living in a house.

    • @Demef houses are products, same as TV, mobilephones or cars ect.., old houses will be pulled down and replaced with new houses, same as ppl purchase newly leased phones. dun judge Evergrande that you know few about it.

    • @Johnson Li "You need to check some engineer youtoubers' comments about Miami collapsing building." This thread is not about construction quality or maintenance, it's about building for a market that never existed. Why not lecture us about Evergrande?

  • Poor Mr Pan, but much respect to this self made billionaire for losing so much in one day. It's joss.

  • "build it as they come" is for affordable housing and jobs, not for a super-rich catered skyscraper.

    • @Phoenix 𝙾𝚙𝚎𝚗 𝙼𝚢 PROFILE some no doubt is so, like many EVERGRANDE projects right now, but others are not so. It really depends on the company building them

  • Granted, their construction is shoddy and over ambitious but you can't deny, they build those cities amazingly fast

  • When you realize the architect you hired was insane..

  • Simple answer: Its construction location is neither in Yujiapu CBD (brand new, by the sea) Nor is it the traditional city center of Tianjin. It was inexplicably built in the Tianjin Industrial Zone.

    • Meanwhile I heard the _Tianjin_ Eco-City initiated by Singapore is even further out from the city centre? (~40km)

    • @Post a hundred comments, but only one can show ! UK admitted to war crime against Iraq. Likewise US with evidence but never brought to face justice.

    • In fact, China has never been suspected of crimes. There are also many criminal suspects released. But all of us know that he is the murderer. But unfortunately, there is no evidence.

    • Of course if found guilty in China, all the evidence already gathered with AI. No need to waste time going for lengthy trial or jury decision.

    • @Post a hundred comments, but only one can show ! corruptions lead to crime in turn to murder or death. In China, is guilty until proven innocence or presumption guilt. That is why many westerners suffered from superiority complex and telling 'white lies' is not a crime.

  • We have a building that size in my town, i couldn't imagine it being vacant until now.

  • As the years stack up this project will have less and less chance of revival. Much of the steel and structural materials will have been compromised due to corrosion and have to be replaced. That is a lot more complicated and expensive than just finishing out the last few floors.

  • It could be used for base jumping and other sports activities.

  • they did this sort in Vegas, might be about 10 years ago. high rise casino, one of three had to be taken down. cost to build the three, around 8/9 billion. lots of small quakes in Vegas.

  • 6:45 Damn, that's such a cool scene. The skeleton of the building looks like some space elevator thing rising from the skyline of a city on Mars. Definitely cooler than any finished skyscrapers.

  • This building was just some meters away from my Chinese girlfriend’s university. I was living way north in the Hongqiao District but still could see the building from my flat.

  • I would like to visit it as long as I could keep one foot on the ground.

  • It seems like being left unfinished for that long in the elements would make it unsafe to finish now?

  • It is so surprising that tianjing would have become so irrelevant in China now. Think about this unfinished building and the developer wouldn’t have invested there if they didn’t expect the market in the city was about to boom. But things changed so quickly and now no one thinks of tianjing if mentioning about the first tier cities in China . I still remember tianjing used to be one of the four big cities , alone with Beijing shanghai and chongching , that administered directly from the central gov. The metaphor of building a Hudson yard in suburbs of Philadelphia is very on point but they thought tianjing would become San Francisco rather than Philly

  • I remember seeing this tower last time I was in Tianjin in 2019. I first saw it from the plane flying over and I was thinking wow it really sticks out as its away from the main city. Shame it wasn't able to be finished. I hope they are able to finish it in the not too distant future. There is a pretty big one over in the Binhai area with more to come it seems.

  • It would be neat to see it taken down like a tree with a giant triangular cut near the bottom so it would arc 0.6km onto the ground as it falls.

    • cool idea, but all the broken glass and concrete would cause dust to rise a health crisis in the making. also it might fall on buildings

  • Some entrepreuner would probably buy it at a fraction of it's cost and complete it at hefty profit. (Even at lower selling prices) It could be used as hotel, hospital, office, restaurants. Tianjin city government, please do the neccesary to complete the construction. 🙄

  • The buildings look beautiful.

    • It looks like the tower of Barad-dûr. Just need a volcano in the back drop as a stand in for Mt Doom.

  • God, I love this channel.

  • That time of the week! Ik it sounds stupid, but your videos honestly make my morning. Please keep up the amazing work B1M

    • @Frank Carrasquillo what's your problem mate?

    • I feel the same :)

    • @The B1M please make a discord

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  • Last time I was in Tianjin in 2008 there were loads of abandoned high rise buildings.

  • Tianjin is a city of 15mil pop. with 2 city centers already 1hr apart. For this project to have chosen a location far from Tianjin's subway network and 30min from either of Tianjin's urban limits makes people a bit perplexed.

  • I'm amazed the gov wouldnt step in to pay to finish the exterior with the assumption of leaving it open could cause structure damage and just so it wouldnt be an eyesore & photo op/poster boy of chinese construction & real estate problems.

  • I always wonder How tall can you build a really narrow skyscraper, like 10m x 10m.

  • I bet it did not exactly help Tianjin's real estate market when in 2015, there was that G I A N T explosion, leveling part of the city. It was approximately 800 TONS of ammonium nitrate, roughly THREE TIMES that of the explosion in Beirut Tianjin, 2015 cs-tv.org/tv/video-4nr6Tlu0EvM.html

  • At some point, you need to be prepared to finish the project at all cost to prevent a huge eye-sore on the city and to at least bring in SOME income.

  • Without the FREEDOMS of DEMOCRACY, you cannot expect people to WIILINGLY do things YOUR WAY, even if the CAGE they live in is gold lined.

  • I remember seeing adverts for Goldin Finance back in 2008/2009 and it being touted as the new big hub for China business, close to Beijing but near to the coast, oh how that plan failed.

  • They should complete it atleast. Must be an eyesore to the city residents.

    • They don't care about their people, just what other countries think

    • @Nehco Oahnait Tianjin is not only over invested it's a horrible place to invest large amounts of capital at all..it's the dirty ugly bedroom of Beijing..all. The smog and none of the prestige or culture...I live there for a year..I loved it

    • @bababababababa Pyongyang hotel is still an eyesore, tho :D

    • Mask are an eye sore too but their use to it.

  • Man I wouldn't want to be anywhere near that building. You know it's gonna fall anytime.

  • As the final height was reached is it registered as the 5th tallest in the world.

  • Imagine you inside that thing during a earthquake 😬

  • China has some of the most beautiful empty, (UNFINISHED, FLOORS PLUMBING, ELECTRIC, ETC) CITYS’S.

  • Lol everytime, ‘building began in 2008’ ohhh now it makes sense

    • A lot of people became ultra rich just after the global financial crises. They are expecting an upward incline.

    • Well, planning for the project took many years, and the financial crisis hit about the time construction started. But the project forged ahead, hoping to ride out the storm, which it did for the first wave. The video notes the start date of (20)08-08-18. That's a lot of '8' digits -- '8' is often associated with good prospects. It would've been more auspicious if it had started 10 days earlier, on 08-08-08, like China's 2008 Summer Olympics.

    • I'm still looking at you, Dubailand

  • What am I missing here. Millions of condo units were presold in China before completion & now stand unfinished. So how is it these weren't presold?

  • I remember seeing this building from across town, on the 70th floor. We called it the "Yao Yao Qi[chi]" ...117. and that was in 2015

  • Very informative and thanks for posting!

  • A nice building design in principle, but clearly flawed master-planning and economy speculation. Great video on the extended history of an ill-fated project!

  • This is the same exact reason behind many of the ghost city/apartment buildings. Local government/investors take a gamble that a certain area will thrive base on speculation of Central government’s future policies.

  • Outsiders & common man in particular are blinded by such huge projects. Experts see debt, property bubble, Propaganda, ghost town etc.

  • My guess they found the steel and concrete is substandard and the building is a teardown.

  • The building was completed in Sept 2019 & in April 2021, it was certified as the seventh tallest building in the world.

  • Are skyscrapers really cool to look at? Of course! Would I ever let myself work or live in one? Hell no. My butt is staying firmly on the ground.

  • Wow, there are some decisions to take in life so valuable, that can put a risk on your assests like this case, so terrible

  • I went to Tianjin for my university life there on September, 2014 and at that time the 117 was already uncompleted

  • I would just like to say what a fantastic tower it is, it really deserves to be finished so the world can see what great vision was inspired by Xi Jinping. The tower is great work and finishing it is really important. The economic downturn will eventually pick back up and everyone has to get ready so when it picks up we can be there again and be part of it. We have to put the world back together!

  • Is there a "building who is the (put position) tallest in the world" Full? For me, the easy money printed by governments who made this things possible made a global catastrophe waiting to happen

  • You should do a video about the Stantec Tower, the new skyscraper in Edmonton Canada where I live which is the new tallest building in Canada outside Toronto