SINGAPORE (Oct 1): The tallest concrete building in the world to be built using the so-called “Lego” method is the 40-storey Clement Canopy condominium, located in Clementi. The ­builder was Dragages Singapore, a subsidiary of France’s Bouygues Construction Group. Lian Beng Group, one of the largest homegrown construction firms, aims to beat this record by using the same building method for two blocks of 56-storey apartments on Silat Avenue.

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