Shanghai really is. They’ve built a mega-city in a young lifetime and they’re not slowing down at all.
It seems to me a teenager among cities. It’s big and strong and fast and (kind of like Vancouver) hasn’t begun to figure out what it wants to be when it grows up.
Of course, the standard news stories and pictures are all about all the great big ninety-story towers, and they grab your eye all right, I was unable to resist snapping a few. Here’s one under construction.
And here’s the construction in front of the tower under construction.