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Old September 1st, 2010, 01:23 PM   #1
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Concrete supertalls in the USA

Why hasn't concrete supertalls caught on in the USA. All our supertalls are steel framed Just like the new WTC, where as in Asia it seems all supertlls are built with reinforced concrete skeletons. Is there a reason for this?
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Old September 1st, 2010, 03:14 PM   #2
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what are you talking about ? Chicago Trump tower is the Tallest All concrete building in the world...
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Old September 5th, 2010, 05:17 PM   #3
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Old January 29th, 2013, 11:31 PM   #4
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Indeed, we forgot about Chicago
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Old January 31st, 2013, 02:25 AM   #5
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One 57 in NYC is also concrete
... and this is a 3 year old thread
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