Could world’s tallest building bring China to its knees?

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China's skyscraper boom to bring economic doom, if history is precedent

China's Sky City will be world's tallest building in 2014 at 838 meters, besting Burj Khalifa

Market crashes followed construction of Chrysler Building, Petronas Towers, Burj