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Architecture: Megatall Architecture

Posted by the editors on Friday, 6 January 2012

Architecture: Megatall Architecture: “..The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat recently published The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall. Within this decade, the World’s first kilometer-tall building will be constructed, along with many other buildings over 600-meters tall. “The term “supertall” (which refers to a building over 300 meters) is thus no longer adequate to describe these buildings: we are entering the era of the “megatall.”’   And what of the social context and infrastructure:  pedestrian and vehicular traffic, waste disposal, and such?..

image + article: ArchDaily

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