Once seen as isolating walkways between buildings, the concept of skybridges is now being dramatically reimagined in skyscrapers around the world.
WHILE the idea of linking buildings to create a unified structure is nothing new, as our cities become ever more densely populated, and as the scale and complexity of structures continue to increase, architects and engineers are taking the concept of skybridges to new heights.
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