The highest building, no, not Burj Dubai

Scoot over Burj Dubai, here comes “The Ultima Tower”, some where in the US, with a projected height of 3,219 kilometers with its 500 floors. A journey to the 500th floor will take 9 minutes and 40 seconds.

The two-mile high building was designed by US-based company Tsui Design & Research. Its Director, Eugene Tsui says that the Ultima Tower will leave all other highest buildings in the world far behind. But the project is said to be a matter of distant future. *bummer, why they even talked about it now!* The maximum, which modern technologies can provide today is a 900-meter skyscraper.

The Ultima Tower inner structure was inspired by termite nests and trees. Outwardly, the tower bears a striking resemblance to the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Read more here.


~ by pickholes on April 17, 2008.

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