Slideshow: Shanghai Rising-Urban Surrealism!

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The opportunities in Shanghai have attracted scores of foreign architects, who have helped craft one of the world’s most extraordinary skylines. In the financial district of Pudong, which until two decades ago was little more than rice paddies and small factories, the 88-story Jin Mao Tower (designed by Chicago’s Skidmore, Owings & Merrill) is home to GM, Credit Lyonnais, and IBM. Next door, the 101-story Shanghai World Financial Center (from New York’s Kohn Pederson Fox Associates)—originally planned as the world’s tallest building, but now eclipsed by Taiwan’s Taipei 101—is about three-quarters completed”…. <Article><Slide Show>

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