20 Mega-Tall Buildings By 2020


Discovery News recently reported interesting information from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) regarding the future of tall buildings.  According to CTBUH, in 2000, the average height of the tallest buildings was 1,230 feet. By 2010, that average rose to 1,440 feet and by 2020, the average height is expected to reach 1,962.  Thats tall!

CTBUH also predicts that within this decade, we will see a kilometer-tall building. That’s 3,280 feet!  As buildings become taller and taller, what do you think this means for vertical transportation?

You can view the 20 projected buildings by clicking here.

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