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Living In Skyscrapers: A race for the sky

Living in skyscrapers

The desire to build big is nothing new. Big buildings have been used to show off power and wealth; to honor leaders or religious beliefs; to stretch the limits of what’s possible; and even as simple competition among owners, families, architects, and builders. Some of the most dramatic buildings of the past include the pyramids in Egypt, the skinny towers ...

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Ten Most Catastrophic Building Collapses In History

Building collapse is a disaster that often times does not occur naturally. This piece draws our attention to ten most catastrophic building collapses that shook the world from time immemorial with fatality that could have been worse than a natural disaster. Building collapse has become a constant feature among disasters that has rocked the world. In our part of the world, this worrisome ...

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