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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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Are High-Rise Buildings Good or Bad For People?

high-rise buildings

What is bad or good about high-rise buildings? In the light of the Grenfell Towers disaster in London where over 80 people have been confirmed dead, it is expedient we weigh the risk involved in living and working in high-rise building.  The Grenfell Towers fire disaster is not the first time an ugly incident in a high-rise building will lead ...

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Developer Commits World Trade Centre Complex

Developer Commits World Trade Centre Complex

The Churchgate Group has expressed commitment to the completion of the Phase One of the World Trade Centre (WTC) in Abuja project despite the down turn in the economy, especially the fall in oil price and ever-increasing currency depreciation. The WTC Abuja, a mixed-use development consisting of luxury Residences, AAA Offices, five-star hospitality and shopping, is amongst the other high ...

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