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Bjarke Ingels: Most Whimsical and Awe-Inspiring Buildings

Bjarke Bundgaard Ingels is a Danish architect. He is the founder and creative partner of Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) since 2005. And now he’s making his mark on New York City. He is known for buildings that defy traditional architectural conventions and dimensions, ranging from representations of mountains to snowflakes. Ingels moved to the city…

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The Top 9 Tallest Buildings in NYC

New York City, the most populous city in the United States, is home to 6,154 completed high-rises, 112 of which are 600 feet (183 m) or taller. The history of skyscrapers in New York City began with the completion of the World Building in 1890; the structure rose to 348 feet (106 m). Though not the city's first high-rise, it was…

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