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Old Posted Feb 15, 2012, 8:42 PM
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A modern Art Deco tower would look nothing like the Art Deco towers of the past. Mainly because engineering has changed. The Empire State Building and the Metropolitan Life North Building doesn't have a tube structure. Instead they have columns evenly distributed to all sides at every 30 feet. This method is outdated because the columns would remove a lot of precious office space, and isn't warranted today. Most modern skyscrapers have tube structures like the World Trade Center which includes the one before and after 9/11, the Sears Tower, and the John Hancock Tower. So an art deco like tower is possible (One57), but it would look severely different from the ones in the past again which is One57.
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