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  • Why are so many tall and supertall buildings being built?

    Headshot of Abbas Aminmansour

    Very tall buildings are attractive options in cities where land is at a premium, but they come with construction challenges, said University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign architecture professor Abbas Aminmansour, who specializes in the design of tall buildings and is a 2022 Fellow with the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

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  • Editor’s note: To contact Abbas Aminmansour, email