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Amazing PHOTOS capture 'instant buildings' in China

Last updated on: February 4, 2013 08:58 IST

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China has been on a construction spree for the past decade or so like no country in the world. From highways to bridges to buildings, the whole country is embarking on projects on a break-neck speed.

Let's take a look at some of these instant buildings in China.

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Image: A view of the city skyline from the Zhongfu Building at night in Beijing.
Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters
Tags: China , PHOTOS

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Labourers install a steel pillar at a construction site of the three-storey D3 cafeteria built by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province. The structure is an example of streamlined construction being pioneered by China's Broad Sustainable Building.

Over the last decade China has seen one of the biggest construction booms in history to house a surging urban population and an expanding industrial sector. But with that construction have come worries about environmental destruction, waste and shoddy buildings. Zhang Yue, Broad Group's Founder and Chairman, argues that his buildings represent just the opposite.

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A labourer installs a steel pillar as rain falls at a construction site of the three-storey D3 cafeteria built by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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Photographs: China Daily/Reuters

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Labourers work at a construction site of the three-storey D3 cafeteria built by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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Photographs: China Daily/Reuters

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Labourers flatten the concrete inside a module at a construction site of the three-storey D3 cafeteria built by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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Photographs: Terril Yue Jones/Reuters

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Labourers stand under a plastic sheet to take cover from the rain at a construction site of the three-storey D3 cafeteria built by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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Photographs: China Daily/Reuters

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Labourers take cover from the rain under a plastic sheet at a construction site of the three-storey D3 cafeteria built by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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Photographs: China Daily/Reuters

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Labourers install the steel frames of a construction site of the three-storey D3 cafeteria built by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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Photographs: Terril Yue Jones/Reuters

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A view of the three-storey D3 cafeteria under construction by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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Photographs: Broad Group/Handout/Reuters

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A view of the three-storey D3 cafeteria under construction by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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Photographs: Broad Group/Handout/Reuters

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A view of the three-storey D3 cafeteria under construction by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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Photographs: Broad Group/Handout/Reuters

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Cranes lift slabs onto steel pillars at a construction site of the three-storey D3 cafeteria built by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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A labourer walks past steel pillars at a construction site of the three-storey D3 cafeteria built by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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Labourers work at a construction site of the three-storey D3 cafeteria built by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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A view of the three-storey D3 cafeteria under construction by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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Photographs: Broad Group/Handout/Reuters

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A view of the three-storey D3 cafeteria constructed by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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Photographs: Broad Group/Handout/Reuters

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A combination photo shows the progress (from top to bottom) of constructing the three-storey D3 cafeteria by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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Photographs: Broad Group/Handout/Reuters

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A slab is lifted onto steel pillars at a construction site of the three-storey D3 cafeteria built by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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Labourers and cranes work at a construction site of the three-storey D3 cafeteria built by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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Trash cans are tagged in different colours for waste segregation inside the 30-storey T30 Hotel built by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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Photographs: China Daily/Reuters

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A swimming pool is seen inside the fitness club of the 30-storey T30 Hotel built by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.

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A worker walks past the 30-storey T30 Hotel built by the Broad Group in Yueyang, Hunan province.


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