Nine of the 20 tallest buildings under construction in the world are located in China, according to the latest research by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
Their report states that while at the end of 2011 there were 61 buildings taller than 300 metres in the world, by the end of 2017 there will be as many, if not more in China alone.
Skyscrapers currently in development include the 660-metre Ping An Finance Center by Kohn Pedersen Fox and the 632-meter Shanghai Tower by Gensler.
Dezeen has previously reported that a record-breaking number of skyscrapers were completed last year.
via China dominates skyscraper construction in 2012.
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