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Pencil Towers

Photo: Eric Kilby, Pencil Building

Pencil Tower = Extremely slender skyscraper with aspect ration of greater then 1:10

Headlines
Super-tall, super-skinny, super-expensive: the ‘pencil towers’ of New York’s super-rich – Guardian

Recommended listening
Pencil towers and issues around urban inequality and density – Critics say that the proliferation of modern, wafer-thin skyscrapers are symbols of rising urban inequality. Also: Are levels of density in our cities making us ill? And what’s the impact of short-term letting on urban affordability?

Elsewhere on the web
skyscraper.org
Pencil Tower – Skyscraper Dictionary

Planeta.com

Architecture

Future Tense

New York City

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