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Old 10-09-2011, 07:58 AM
Location: Yorkshire, England
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^^ One of the reasons we don't have so many massive skyscrapers as some cities is planning restrictions caused by the geology - the clay underneath won't safely allow massive skyscrapers to be built because the foundations would need to be too deep and costly. Also, a lot of people would be opposed to new buildings which aren't in keeping with the historic skyline, also we're not as impressed by them as some nationalities. Personally, much as I like to see the Docklands skyscrapers lit up at night I wouldn't want the whole city centre knocked down and rebuilt ultra-modern and high-rise like Shanghai.
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