Construction Info of Ark Hotel

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Chinese Hotel Record:
A 15 story hotel in Changsha, China was built by a southern Chinese construction force in a total of 48 hours during the span of 6 days. Just know that the average American hotel takes anywhere from 2 to 3 years to build. China’s economic productivity is far more superior then the United States’ right now, considering China is also building an imminent Casino empire, one that is expected to top Las Vegas in the near future.

Most people have questioned the hotels safety, claiming that anything built within a week is bound to fall down, how could it possibly be safe? The answer to this is amazing. Not only did this Chinese construction crew erect a 15 story hotel in 6 days 48 hours but they also made it soundproof and thermally-insulated to prevent magnitude 9 earthquakes, considering Changsha to China is like the LA of California, extremely prone to earthquakes. They also used prefabricated materials.

Prefabricated building materials are used for buildings that are manufactured off site and shipped later to assemble at the final location. Some of the commonly used prefabricated building materials are aluminum, steel, wood, fiberglass and concrete. (

To top it all, no workers were injured, and very few construction supplies were wasted. This is because of Chinas devotion towards implementing different strategies for each workforce and perfecting them once there carried out. Side Notes:

Chinas reasoning for the 6 day 48 hour Ark Hotel creation in Changsha: Trying to becoming superpower, US are in debt to China for obvious reasons such as outsourcing. China is taking advantage of this economic surplus by implementing strategies that strengthen each workforce such as the construction workforce.

The currency in china is weak for trade advantages; the G-20 is in favor of this while the United States fears global trade war. Works Cited:...
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