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In 5yrs China Will Have More Skyscrapers Than US

by Rukmani Krishna on September 30, 2012 at 11:53 PM
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 In 5yrs China Will Have More Skyscrapers Than US

According to a report, China is likely to have more number of skyscrapers than the United States in five years' time.

By 2017, China will have 802 buildings more than 152 meters in height on its mainland, compared to 539 in the United States, MotianCity, a research organization in China focusing on skyscrapers said.

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According to the Shanghai Daily, the report said that in ten years from now, the number of skyscrapers on the mainland would reach 1,318, compared to 563 in the United States.

At present, the U.S. tops the world with 533, compared to 470 on the Chinese mainland.

Thee report said that there are 332 such buildings under construction on the Chinese mainland, with an additional 516 in the pipeline.

In contrast, only six skyscrapers are under construction in the U.S. at present, with another 24 in the planning stage, it added.

Source: ANI
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