Carol Willis explains the recent trend behind super slender skyscrapers in New York City.

 

“Structural engineers generally consider skyscrapers with a minimum 1:10 or 1:12 ratio to be slender…New York’s slender buildings are unique as a development in skyscraper history — they’re different to simply tall buildings.” – Carol Willis

 

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The Slender Skyscrapers Changing New York’s Skyline, CNN

 

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