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Old Posted Feb 8, 2016, 4:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Kumdogmillionaire View Post
Shorter buildings are almost always more efficient, literally speaking and energy-wise. Most supertalls are built in the quest of winning the dick-wagging contest of who has the tallest building, not as something for logic's sake
A basic fact and yet a lot of people will ream you on forums like this for saying it. Going over ~800ft has no purpose other than dick-waving and makes no engineering sense. The only reason it makes economic sense in some cases is because the super-rich will pay handsomely for the right to wave their dicks. It's a conspicuous consumption sort of deal. "Look at me, I'm so rich I can waste tons of money on a gigantic phallic symbol to compensate for my erectile dysfunction".
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