Shanghai Tower

How A 121-Storey Building Uses A Giant Magnet To Prevent Swaying

How A 121-Storey Building Uses A Giant Magnet To Prevent Swaying

When you’re building a skyscraper with triple-digit numbers of storeys, there are some rather unusual building challenges to face — like the fact that the entire building can sway with the wind, fast enough to make people sick. The Shanghai Tower solves that problem in a scientifically awesome way: using…

Crazy Ivan Climbs Atop The Frozen Crane Of The 632m Shanghai Tower

Crazy Ivan Climbs Atop The Frozen Crane Of The 632m Shanghai Tower

Ivan Kuznetsov doesn’t care that the world’s highest construction site — atop the 632m Shanghai Tower, the second tallest building on Earth — is full of ice and it’s slippery as hell. His compatriots did it before himwithout ice, so he had to best them. Here are more of his…