How the World’s Next Tallest Building Will Be Built
There are plenty of technical challenges involved with building a one-kilometer-high tower, including (but in no way limited to!) lackluster elevator tech and the sheer weight of a tower this tall. First of all, the tower\’s foundation will be 200 feet deepand it has to withstand the salt water of the nearby ocean. One of the major things ACTS will test is the strength of different high-performance concretesthe most essential piece of the puzzle, along with the steel itself.