Beijing, May 1: A construction company in China has claimed to be world's fastest builder after constructing a 57 storey skyscraper in just 19 days, media reported.
The sckyscraper was built by the Broad Sustainable Building Co in China's Hunan province.
According to reports, Broad Sustainable Building Co built the rectangular, glass-and-steel Mini Sky City in Changsha, the capital of Hunan using a modular method, assembling three floors per day, The Guardian reported citing company vice president Xiao Changgeng as saying.
The company is now planning to assemble the world's tallest skyscraper, at 220 floors, in only three months.
Broad Sustainable Building Co worked on Mini Sky City in two spurts separated by winter weather. Its time-lapse video of the rapid assembly has gone viral on Chinese video-sharing sites since it was first uploaded on YouTube.
Mini Sky City houses 19 atriums, 800 apartments and office space for 4,000 people, goes on sale this month.
"The structure is safe and can withstand earthquakes," an official of the company was quoted as saying.