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National premiere on public television: April 2014.

The End of the Glass Skyscraper Era?

All-glass buildings, especially skyscrapers, are ubiquitous — every city has plenty of them, and more seem to go up every week. But will this be the case in a decade or two? A recent article on the BBC website suggests that there may be a growing backlash against top-to-bottom...
Posted On 09 Jun 2014
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New PBS Series on Building Skyscrapers

If you love tall buildings, then you’ll definitely want to watch the four-part PBS series Super Skyscrapers, currently under way. (Don’t worry about missing them on TV — PBS is posting the full shows after they’ve aired.) Each episode focuses on a different...
Posted On 13 Feb 2014
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How Do Cranes Stay Above the Buildings They Make?

Spurred by all of the hoopla around the official height of One World Trade Center, Slate has posted an Explainer column on how cranes stay atop the skyscrapers they piece together. In essence, there are three types: external climbers and internal climbers, both of which can be...
Posted On 18 Nov 2013
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