How Glass Skyscrapers Conquered Our Cities – Cheddar Explains

From Cheddar.

New York City has over 6,000 high rise buildings and for the last 75 years most of the skyscrapers built were constructed with glass facades. This trend has continued in cities across the world like London, Moscow, and Shanghai. But over the years, the drawbacks have become more prominent. They may look like elegant symbols of modernity, but beyond that shimmer is a list of problems that has some leaders proposing bans. All that beauty comes at a price.

SOURCES:
BBC
NBC News
Business Insider
Visual Capitalist
PBS
Fast Company
Curbed
International Energy Agency
Wired
Metro
CNN
Dezeen
NY Post

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