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Supertall skyscraper’s octagonal form designed to sculpt the wind


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