Point Blocks

High-rise buildings usually in tower form with apartments or offices grouped around a central circulation core; use when distinguishing from "slab blocks" which are more like rectangular slabs in form.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
19842
Names
point blocks
point block
blocks, point
point-blocks
torres de pisos circulares Spanish
torre de piso circular Spanish

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High-rise buildings usually in tower form with apartments or offices grouped around a central circulation core; use when distinguishing from "slab blocks" which are more like rectangular slabs in form.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300164243. The J. Paul Getty Trust.