Before Saudi and Egyptian terrorists destroyed the Twin towers, I had always wondered how big of a mess it would be to demolish a downtown skyscraper. Unfortunately, we now know.
But I’m wondering what the expected lifespan of a skyscraper is anyway?
I mean, when they started building 50+ story buildings in cramped downtown spaces, how did they think they could demolish it (one day) without making a huge mess? Did they just assume that future technologies would make it easier.