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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But the study also states that there will be a number of new buildings in the 600m plus range meaning a new term "megatall" will have to be coined.