Skinny Views

SHoP Architects’ 111 West 57th Street in New York City has opened to be the latest in a list of skinny sky scrapers.

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The 435m tall building has a height ratio of 24:1 making it the world’s skinniest building.

Zoning lot mergers bylaws make it possible to build these super high buildings and get around (and above) any restrictions.

These designs are taking urban construction to a whole new level.