Crumbling façades, asbestos, and outdated elevators are often cited as reasons to tear down tall buildings and create new skyscrapers. However, renovating a tall building is often a better option than demolition and reconstruction. This paper examines the reasons for the demolition of tall buildings in the United States, Canada, and Europe and makes recommendations for alternative approaches.

Confronting the Question of Demolition or Renovation

TRABUCCO, DARIO;
2013-01-01

Abstract

Crumbling façades, asbestos, and outdated elevators are often cited as reasons to tear down tall buildings and create new skyscrapers. However, renovating a tall building is often a better option than demolition and reconstruction. This paper examines the reasons for the demolition of tall buildings in the United States, Canada, and Europe and makes recommendations for alternative approaches.
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