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June 28, 2018

Lifting up a tower isn't easy but here's a look at how and why developers do it

  • Developers and owners lift towers to create interesting spaces that will attract people.
  • By JON SILVER
    Journal Staff Reporter

    Image by Studio 216 [enlarge]
    Skanska’s 2+U tower sits atop a series of structural columns to open up an inviting public space below.

    Image by Foster + Partners [enlarge]
    The two-tower Oceanwide Center in San Francisco will have a public “urban room” at the base.


     
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