The Front Cover
The designers of tall buildings are showing an increasing interest in reducing the environmental impact of the construction and operation of their buildings. One such example is the Discovery Tower, which is currently under construction in Houston, Texas. The photograph on the cover shows the 1:300 scale model installed in an atmospheric boundary layer wind.
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