TITLE

Twisted Towers Can Torture Their Builders

PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/6/2006, Vol. 257 Issue 18, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that iconic skyscrapers are popping up in record numbers, but wild shapes cost more and takes longer to build. Unlike tall buildings of the past, third-millennium icons do not typically shoot straight up. They often arch, slant, flare and undulate. Technology has provided the opportunity to do shapes undreamed of before.
ACCESSION #
23184215

 

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