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Construction Watch

Could it be? Dost mine eyes deceive, or did China's Broad Sustainable Building just break ground on the long-awaited Sky City Tower, the 220-story tower that developers once insisted—then recanted, then insisted again—would take 90 days to build? Now word is that the world's next tallest building, which began construction last weekend and will measure 2,749 feet tall, is slated to wrap up in a breakneck nine months—never mind the fact that construction was supposed to begin last November and finish up by March. [Fast Company; previously]