Fast Forward: Towering Views

by Jay Landers, Contributing Editor; ASCE, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2017, Vol. 87, Issue 12, Pg. 92-92


Document Type: Editorial

Abstract: A proposed observation tower for New York City’s Central Park would comprise the world’s tallest temporary wooden structure and include a wind-powered system to filter water from the reservoir it would overlook.

Subject Headings: Wood structures | High-rise buildings | Temporary structures | Wind power | Filters | Reservoirs | New York | United States

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