Twisted Towers Can Torture Their Builders

November 2006
ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/6/2006, Vol. 257 Issue 18, p10
Trade Publication
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.


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