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Supertall skyscraper’s octagonal form designed to sculpt the wind

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The Nanjing Nexus' unusual form is designed to reduce wind loads and optimize the building's solar performance

Slated to rise over the city of Nanjing in China, a striking new supertall skyscraper by Büro Ole Scheeren will feature an unusual octagonal form designed to reduce wind loads. The building will also host multiple greenery filled terraces, plus a rooftop terrace area boasting choice views of the city.

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Category: Architecture, Lifestyle

Tags: Building and Construction, Skyscrapers, China