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skyscraper

A multistory building with a steel skeleton that supports the weight of the building.
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But there soon came a realisation that the Square Mile was running out of space and developers looked east to Canary Wharf where there were fewer constraints on the development of tall buildings.
These finalists truly represent the pinnacle of excellence in the field of tall buildings," remarked Fender.
While the Middle East as a whole matched its 2016 numbers with nine completions of 200-metre-plus buildings, Dubai in particular made a comeback of sorts on this list," a spokesperson from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat said.
It identifies examples of appropriate locations for tall buildings such as along railway corridors, urban corner sites in the core of the city centre, and sites that form part of existing clusters of tall buildings.
In addition, tall buildings consider wind and seismic loads.
One of BUDS' policies was about the placing of tall buildings.
APLANNING expert has described proposals to increase the construction of tall buildings in Wales' capital city as "pathetic attempts to reach for the skies", saying they are not going to make improvements and will instead cause various problems.
This week, Swansea Council cabinet members approved plans to bring in the new Tall Buildings Strategy so skyscrapers in the new developments can be consistent and in line with national guidance on planning.
Kwok, Burton, and Abdelrazak present students, academics, researchers, and professionals working in a variety of contexts with an examination of the contemporary research into the response of occupants to wind-induced motion in tall buildings.
Since the industrial revolution, some financiers of tall buildings have expressed a belief that "mine will be taller than yours.