Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Shanghai City- Limitless And Boundaryless
There is an unending list of World's Biggest, Longest, Tallest, Fastest and Who-Knows-What-Else and what next. I am sharing just a few…..
World's Longest Sea Bridge - Donghai Bridge, linking the financial and commercial hub of Shanghai with the booming port and industrial city of Ningbo, "world's longest sea bridge", the 36-kilometre (22-mile) structure connects Jiaxing city near Shanghai to the port city of Ningbo in the eastern province of Zhejiang. It has six vehicle lanes in two ways and emergency parking areas. It is 31.5 meters wide, and the designed vehicle speed is 80 kilometers per hour.
World's Tallest Building -The Shanghai World Financial Center (WFC) is super tall. It is a mixed use skyscraper which consists of office spaces, hotel rooms, conference rooms, observation decks and shops on the ground floors. It stands out 492 metres (1,614 ft) tall, a "broad-shouldered building", which looks different from every angle we view. Designed by Architect William Pedersen and developed by the developer Minoru Mori, WFC boasts of a gross floor area of more than 377,300m² and feature 31 elevators and 33 escalators.
The Expo site, covers a total area of 5.28 sq km, including the enclosed area and outside areas of support facilities. The Expo Site spans both sides of the Huangpu River, with 3.93 sq km in Pudong and 1.35 sq km in Puxi. Enclosed area measures 3.28 sq km (2.39 sq km in Pudong and 0.9 sq km in Puxi).
World's Largest Metropolitan City- Shanghai is practically the biggest city in China as far as size is concerned and one of the most populated of the world, with a 20 million population that continues to grow very fast each year.
The infinite technological advancements in Shanghai show the Infinite Possibilities of a Balanced Mind, it is a fascinating constellation of illustrations of human potential. These revolutionary technology advancements demonstrate that the quality of our life and our external world can be improved and enriched a lot by enriched thinking patterns. When the mind is balanced and in harmony, people involved in any field are much more likely to achieve optimum performance in terms of speed, strength, and so on. So let’s work inside first to have a better world outside.