The Age of Residential Skyscrapers

From New York to L.A., skyscrapers are being reinvented as residential areas.

"Calatrava's vertiginously tall tower, to include 250 condominiums atop a hotel, is planned as a residential building, without a cubicle, water cooler or corner office in sight. The same is true of another matchstick-thin Calatrava skyscraper slated for Lower Manhattan as well as towers Frank Gehry has designed in New York and is designing on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles."

Thanks to Brenda Meyer

Full Story: Home is where the height is

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