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Why do the South African government’s plans to build a skyscraper in the country’s east be a problem for locals?

The government is planning to build two towers in the city of Cape Town, one of which will rise above the rest of the city.But locals fear that the tower, which is expected to cost up to $500 million, will harm their traditional ways of life and create a ghost town.They have been calling on […]

Why architects have a problem with the prison

Architects have been lobbying for changes to Arizona’s prison system in an attempt to reduce overcrowding, the state’s highest-ranking architect and the state of Arizona’s highest elected official said.“We are very much a prisoner-centric profession,” said Michael Azzopardi, president of the Arizona Institute of Architects, a nonprofit that advocates for the profession.“We’re not interested in […]

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