Rm w Vu: Tall, Terrifying and Terrific Towers (Slideshow)

Jacob recently showed some interesting inhabited towers in his post Be Chief of Your Own Lookout Post; Geoff Manaugh at BLDGBLOG recently looked at the history of fire towers, suggesting that they "deserve their architectural rediscovery."

In fact, there is quite a lively scene of tower design, often built on environmentally important or sensitive sites, and designed for education, environmental awareness, exercise or just plain fun.

Tags: Architecture | Education

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