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Glorious Shanghai from 2,000 Ft

By NewsRoom24 on September 11th, 2014 / Views
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Wei Gensheng, a professional crane operator while working on the second tallest building in the world decided to take some pictures. He took photos from standing 2,000 feet (610 meters) above the city, showing the cityscape with multiple tower spikes and skyscraper tops bathing in the clouds. These photos depicts shoreless rows of buildings and its constant conversation with natural light variation. He won the second prize in Shanghai City Photography Competition.


The tower will be 2,073 feet (632 meters) high, right behind Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai as the world’s 2nd tallest building will be completed in later part of 2014. The floors from 84 to 110 are reserved for Shanghai Jin Jiang Hotel – world’s highest hotel. The tower belongs to the composition of the three tallest buildings in Pudong, Shanghai, together with Jin Mao Tower and the Shanghai World Financial Center.
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