How High Can We Go?

By Alexis C. Madrigal
The ceaseless climb of the world's skyscrapers is a story of ever-evolving challenges as Edward Glaser writes in the March issue of The Atlantic. Here's how we reached the heights we have -- and where we'll go next.

Animation and illustration by Chris Philpot

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