Might High-Rises Become Uninhabitable?

Steve Mouzon argues that trillions being spent world-wide on skyscrapers could be lost as energy costs rise.
May 21, 2012, 11am PDT | SAMouzon
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Unaffordable energy costs may render high-rise buildings unusable. Cross-ventilation, daylighting, elevators & thermal mass are all difficult to impossible to achieve as these buildings are currently constructed, so without cheap fossil fuels, these buildings just might become uninhabitable. This article is a follow-up to Richard Florida's Friday night plenary and Léon Krier's Saturday morning plenary at CNU20 in West Palm Beach.

Thanks to Steve Mouzon

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Published on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 in The Original Green Blog
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