Currently under construction is one of the highest buildings in the world. The Shanghai Tower is going to be realized with the help of BIM and finished around 2014.
Global powerhouse Gensler won the Shanghai Tower commission in an invited multi-stage competition among many other leading international architects. Upon completion, the Shanghai Tower will be the second tallest building in the world, behind the 828-meter Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
It is interesting to see how the planners are using modern tech to enforce their vision with the help by digital strategists over at Autodesk: