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an even taller building for Dubai!

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an even taller building for Dubai!

Post by andygolfer » Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:34 am

Going higher than the Burj Khalifa:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/business-4 ... skyscraper

I wonder just how high anyone could feasibly go before they reach an absolute limit. Surely there gets a point where wind loadings etc become too much of a problem let alone the ground bearing capacity. I suppose it you built it out of the same materials a a 787 wing then you could have no end of flexibility but imaging the motion sickness you could suffer!
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