Design

Why Do Buildings Keep Getting Taller?

Stories in the Old Testament warned of reaching too close to the heavens. Fast forward to today, and architects are in hot competition to see who can build the tallest skyscraper. What brought us to this point, and what are the benefits of building a super-tall building rather than one that's low and wide? Find out in the video below.

Why Build Higher?

A brief history of, and an argument for, tall buildings.

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The 10 Tallest Buildings In The World

Explore the world in skyscrapers.

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Why Our Brains Love Curved Buildings

Pretty buildings accomplish the same thing as boring buildings, but for more money. Why do we make them?

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Curiosity Staff
November 28, 2016