As long as there have been buildings mankind has sought to construct its way to the heavens. From stone pyramids to steel skyscrapers, successive generations of designers have devised ever more innovative ways to push the vertical boundaries of architecture. Whether stone or steel, however, each attempt to reach unprecedented heights has represented a vast undertaking in terms of both materials and labor – and the more complex the project, the greater the chance for things to go awry.
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https://www.archdaily.com/801233/unexpected-stories-behind-ten-built-skyscrapers Luke Fiederer
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ReferencesArchitecture Week, Arch in Form
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