Super Skyscrapers

The Vertical City

Episode 3 | 55m 10s

Shanghai Tower isn’t just a skyscraper — it’s a vertical city, a collection of businesses, services and hotels all in one place, fitting a population the size of Monaco into a footprint the size of a football field. Within its walls, residents can literally work, rest, play and relax in public parks, looking up through 12 stories of clear space.

Aired: 02/19/14

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: TV-PG

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