14 Apr 2012

T 20 - World's twenty tall buildings

Despite the economic crisis and despite near Richter grade 9 quakes supertall structures are coming up. Though it appears an inappropriate phrase, many are in the pipeline and more at the concept stage.

Problems of infrastructure to support such buildings like lifts, plumbing, water supply, power supply and earthquake proofing, fire protection notwithstanding, there seems to be no end to the dreams rising.

The Bloomberg Businessweek article on the worl'ds 20 tall ones makes for interesting viewing.

https://images.businessweek.com/ss/08/10/1015_tallest_buildings/1.htm

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