Architecture general thread

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I spent some short but quality time in Dubai, well before the man-made islands. I'd be happy to do some vacation time there. But not in the summer. No.
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https://www.reddit.com/r/mildlyinterest ... um=ios_app
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Anaxagoras wrote: Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:32 pm
Spoiler:
https://www.reddit.com/r/mildlyinterest ... um=ios_app
42 1/8" in real units.

Would be troublesome in a fire.
https://theculturetrip.com/europe/spain ... est-house/
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Cool video Abdul, but the title is misleading. They didn't ban skyscrapers, they just made the permit process harder. So ... while not a fail, it's not a win either. Really, just growing pains.

Also, in the video is a recommend: How America lost the skyscraper race.

When did it become a race? Mega-tall skyscrapers seem like mega-pain-in-the-ass to me.
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https://www.reddit.com/r/theyknew/comme ... ing_china/

Well, I always heard that skyscrapers were supposedly phallic symbols. This one just looks especially phallic.
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Not handicap accessible.