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This is heights! A Skyscraper Dangling From Outer Space

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This is heights! A Skyscraper Building Dangling From Outer Space

Can you believe it?
29 Mar, 2017

How would you react if we say that the ‘world’s tallest building’ will be upside down? Yes, you read it right.

New York City -based design firm Analemma recently unveiled designs for a skyscraper which is literally out of the world.

This is heights! A skyscraper dangling from outer space

Not ground up, but sky down

Instead of being supported by the ground, the proposed building would hang suspended from an asteroid.

This is heights! A skyscraper dangling from outer space

Visit major cities around the world in a day

It will travel in a figure eight pattern through the northern and southern hemispheres and pass over major cities such as Panama City, Havana, Atlanta and New York City, as reported by Daily Mail, UK.

This is heights! A skyscraper dangling from outer space

This is how it will look

The lower end of the towers will be reserved for business purpose while the sleeping quarters will be situated two thirds of the way up the building. In the bottom level, there will be sections for dining, shopping and entertainment for the residents.

Residents will enjoy fresh water from condensation of clouds and rainwater, which will be collected and purified.

This is heights! A skyscraper dangling from outer space

Based on

The design will be based on a popularly known system – Universal Orbital Support System (UOSS). In this system, a high strength cable to an asteroid that is lowered to Earth and then attached to the tower.

This is heights! A skyscraper dangling from outer space

Source: Economic Times

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