The Inside Story: How Structure and Services Impact Office Design in Tall Buildings

  • Moira Moser


An architect knows only too well the desire to create from every high-rise project a structure with a sense of place, with an impact on the skyline, perhaps a visual symbol of a city’s growth or a corporation’s success. But the architect is also a space planner who creates offices inside other architects’ tall buildings and is sometimes confronted with clumsy interior spaces that are the result of this emphasis on the exterior. Architects too seldom design high-rise office buildings around the end-user’s requirements.


Office Building Round Window Central District Exterior Wall Interior Space 
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