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Old November 3rd, 2006, 03:23 AM   #21
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I think that in the near future we will see skyscrapers of 2000m of more.
Can you imagine that?
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Old February 24th, 2007, 01:30 PM   #22
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Yes I can see that definately.
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Old February 24th, 2007, 06:53 PM   #23
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Why do such buildings need to be pressurised? People can live at 10,000 feet with no problem
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Old February 25th, 2007, 12:22 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by FallenGuard View Post
There was this Episode on Discovery Channel about a pyramidic Structure housing an entire City.
Link to the description

It's all a bit far-fetched, but not impossible. I guess Structures like these can reach higher than the Standard "Tower".

But there is always a limit. At altitudes where the buildings have to be pressurized, the cost would be immense. Besides that, I wouldn't want to live there if I could not even open a Window.

Yeah what a concept!

Maybe they will find on Mars some day the construction materials that make this become reality.
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