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Jeanne Gang designed the St. Regis Chicago skyscraper, a 101-storey, 363-metre-tall megastructure inspired by the geometry present in natural materials like crystal and sapphire. These are the iconic buildings that owe their construction to influential female architects.
In addition to the intentional demolitions caused by structural damage, land redevelopment or the desire of the owners, there are other caused by attacks, wars or natural disasters. This is how the tallest buildings on the planet have been razed to the ground.
Europeans spend 90% of their time indoors, according to the European Commission. And, apart from sedentary lifestyles, indoor environments can pose other health risks. We analyse to what extent the choice of materials, ventilation and insulation are key to building healthy spaces.
With Sacyrian accent
The Churches of Peace (Poland), from the outside, resemble the half-timbered civilian buildings northern Europe, while inside one has the impression of visiting a baroque theater with boxes on different levels.