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6. Dongtan Eco City, Dongtan

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The eco-city of Dongtan, construction of which is planned for the island of Chongming off Shanghai, is an ambitious vision of sustainable design and urban planning, including an entirely self-sufficient energy system. Energy consumption will be minimised using zero-energy buildings, while energy will be generated by solar panels, wind turbines and bio-fuels.

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7. Olympic Stadium, Beijing

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Affectionately known as Bird's Nest, it is situated in Olympic Green Village, Chaoyang District. It was designed as the main stadium of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The Olympic events of track and field, football, gavelock, weight throw and discus were held there. Since October, 2008, after the Olympics ended, it has been opened as a tourist attraction. Now, it's the center of international or domestic sports competition and recreation activities.

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8. Donghai Bridge, Shanghai/Yangshan Island

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Donghai Bridge , literally 'East Sea Grand Bridge', is the longest cross-sea bridge in the world and the longest bridge in Asia.

It was completed on December 10, 2005. It has a total length of 32.5 kilometres (20.2 miles) and connects Shanghai and the offshore Yangshan deep-water port in China. Most of the bridge is a low-level viaduct. There are also cable-stayed sections to allow for the passage of large ships, largest with span of 420 m.

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