Are high-rise buildings the way of the future?

12/30/2011 | China Daily (Beijing)

There is a fundamental shift in the way tall buildings are designed, writes Shi Jianguang of China's Xiamen University. "With the resource constraints that the world faces, and the need to respect the environment, high-rise buildings have an unprecedented opportunity for development," the author adds. "The way ahead involves exploring new structures, innovative design concepts and using high technology."

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