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|Bible Text: Then they said to each other, "Let' s build a city, and a tower for |
ourselves, whose top will reach high into the sky. We will become famous. ... As
their building got taller, they thought they might like to try to get up into heaven
where God lived. So they ... No matter how high they built, God would always be
higher! Not all of us build skyscrapers, but sometimes we think we can get higher
|But there is a law of "demand and supply" which is far more potent than any |
committee or resolution or legislative enactment. ... So that there is no fear we
shall (here in New York, at least) ever get too many tall buildings. ... Regarding
the so-called defects of steel structures not being ascertained after enclosure in
masonry, the committee has touched upon one of the ... by keeping down the
height of surrounding structures, what becomes of the argument that we must
build high owing ...
|Said Trump of the Libeskind plan, “If we build this job the way it is, the terrorists |
win. If we rebuild the World Trade Center, but a story taller and stronger, then we
win.”25 He preferred a grand public park (not a bad idea!) ... However short of
being a replica in physical form, Freedom Tower was a close restoration in other
ways. ... As a general economic proposition, super tall buildings (over fifty stories
or so) make only limited sense; too much of the core must be devoted to elevators
|Taller Buildings for London HE question of higher buildings for London is being |
debated in the English architectural and engineering ... The present London
building act limits the heights of build— ings to 80 feet above the street level. ...
The Society of Architects, on the other hand, if we are to assume the views of its
secretary as representative of its joint opinion, ... New York's tall buildings, with
their “step backs” are no longer regarded as encroachments for they may not now
|For much of the city's history, downtown had no skyline to speak of, anyway; until |
1957. earthquake codes prohibited structures ... The Library Tower is the tallest
building not just in L.A. but west of the Mississippi. ... "Why do we build buildings
so high? ... As we learn to play guessing games with the terrorist mind, the
specter of another imploding high-rise has become ..... Maguire liked the taller
building more than the early design, which he once compared to "a stuffed Polish
|Taller Buildings for London TJJE question of higher buildings for London is being |
debated in the English architectural and ... While this attitude of caution has some
things to recommend it, possibly it may be carried to a point that will mean ... The
Society of Architects, on the other hand, if we are to assume the views of its
secretary as representative of its joint ... New York's tall buildings, with their "step
backs" are no longer regarded as encroachments for they may not now encroach.
|The view from the new offices may have been spectacular, but a lot of New |
Yorkers, images of 2001 no doubt still fresh in their mind, ... closed his review of
an exhibit on tall buildings mounted at the Museum of Modern Art by asking, "
Does it need to be said that arousing ... Muschamp also makes another
remarkable statement in his review, namely, that "We assume that engineers can
do wonderful things. ... As steel buildings grew taller, they naturally became more
expensive to build.
|There could be foundation difficulties if tall buildings were sited on this line and |
this has caused a fundamental revision to the ... Too little is known about the
behaviour of noise waves in built-up areas but enough has now emerged to
make it certain that ... Much better screening would be provided by buildings
whose functions do not require quietness. ... 6.6 We also consider it important
that pedestrian movement out-of-doors should take place in areas which will
catch the maximum ...
|Not by a long shot. The Recovery Act stopped the downward spiral, but unless |
further action is taken to spur job growth, then the ... in real time, it has since
become crystal clear that they were still not enough to bring the economy quickly
back to health. ... Others argue “but this is the tallest levy we've ever built, so we
should stop.” Which approach makes more sense? Going forward, building a
taller levy requires a combination of more aggressive fiscal policy support,
exchange rate ...
|In a large cathedral, the nave is designed to contain every human being within |
reach; it is supposed to be the place of salvation for all. I would surely ... It's
difficult to put oneself in the mindset of a previous imagination, but those were the
days before human hands had built anything taller than the Gothic cathedral, and
it was no accident that the tallest buildings were the religious ones. I wouldn't ...
Does anyone have the foggiest idea what sort of power we so blithely invoke? Or,
as I ...