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NY skyscrapers adapt to climate change

The city is embracing resilient architecture because its exorbitantly priced real estate drives up the financial stakes
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 05:50

The two American Copper Buildings (just to the right of the Empire` State Building) have their heating, ventilation and large electrical equipment on the first floor instead of the basement, as is traditional, to minimise the risk of flooding.

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WITH a skyline crowded with ever-more luxury towers, the construction of another Manhattan skyscraper wouldn't normally be remarkable. But the American Copper Buildings going up on the East River - a complex of two towers with 764 apartments, panoramic views and a huge entrance

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