Aluminium in building construction: skyscrapers


Aluminium is today used in high-rise buildings and skyscrapers because of its durability, high strength-to-weight ratio, design flexibility and contributions to energy savings. The first building in which Aluminium was widely used in construction was the Empire State Building, built in 1931in New York – and the tallest building in the world until 1970.

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