Tall buildings should make positive contribution to public realm

04/17/2013 | DesignBuildSource.com.au (Australia)

This article looks at some potential effects of tall buildings in relation to their location and purpose in the context of urban development and provides solutions to mitigate the effects. Designers need to consider areas of sunlight and shadow and address wind issues that can be exacerbated by tall buildings, according to the author. In addition, creating an active edge around the building -- that people actually use -- is important.

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