Megastructure

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Megastructure

A type of structure, popular during 1964 to 1976, in which individual buildings become merely components or lose their individuality altogether. Vast new structures were proposed to replace existing cities. Their overall purpose is to provide a total environment for work and leisure.
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CTBUH is widely known for its role as the arbiter of what constitutes a tall building, a role that has grown increasingly prominent with the rise of supertall and megatall projects.
We will be investing our experience and knowledge to provide accurate, traceable and reliable test information in the largest megatall building in the world," said Engineer Khaled Awad, chairman of ACTS.
Supertall buildings are over 300 metres (984 feet) in height, and megatall buildings are over 600 metres (1,968 feet) in height.