France Inaugurates Tallest Skyscraper

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Paris unveiled the latest giant to grace its famous skyline, with the formal inauguration of France's tallest skyscraper, known as the "First Tower".

At 21,000 tonnes, the First is more than twice as heavy as the French capital's talle...

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Leaning Tower of Pisa Straightened by 50cm

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After 20 years of thorough stabilization efforts the scaffolding has been removed from the Leaning Tower of Pisa, meaning that the throngs of tourists that flock to the bell tower every day can now appreciate the column in all its glory.

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The Tallest Super Model Tower

#cantontower #china #guangzhou #skyscrapers #record

After 6 years of design and building works, on September 30th 2010 the "Canton Tower" in Guangzhou has opened its doors to the public and it will be ready to accept first inhabitants in spring 2011. A 600- meter Guangzhou Tower is now the tallest TV ...

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Georgian Alphabet Rising...

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Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili laid the foundation for the construction of Alphabetic Tower in Batumi, a Black Sea resort town. 130 meter tower will be decorated with 33 letters (7 meters each) from Georgian alphabet. The top of the tower wi...

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The number one tower in the world!

#skytree #tower #japan #tokyo #skyscrapers #construction #record

Japanese construction corporation Obayashi Corp., is planning to complete the construction of the world's tallest tower - Tokyo Sky Tree in spring 2012. A tower with a height of 634m previously was planned to be finished at the end of 2011. By turnov...

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