A great post on lack of resilience in glass towers

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013

An all-glass residential building in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. Photo: Alex Wilson

Lloyd Alter at TreeHugger.com posted a great blog on glass towers and their lack of resilience. There’s been quite a building boom in Toronto, and residents of those new heavily glazed high-rise buildings will be in serious trouble should there be an extended power outage. You can read the blog here.

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