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In an article titled “‘Killer towers’: how architects are battling hazardous high-rises” The guardian reports on several examples of the hazards resulting from building tall towers in inappropriate locations. Hazards which include the death of a pedestrian by “swirling wind currents” generated at the base of one tower.

Read the full article here at The Guardian.

You may also like to read an article concerning the City of London’s tightening of rules on skyscrapers over wind tunnel fears.
Skyscraper Wind Tunnel Fears

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