Tower Buildings

Modern high-rise buildings whose main mass rises, with the tall slender proportions of a tower, from a larger low base. For usually detached or isolated buildings or other structures high in proportion to their lateral dimensions, use "towers (single built works).".

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2389
Names
tower buildings
tower building
buildings, tower
torengebouwen Dutch
torengebouw Dutch
torre de pisos Spanish
torres de pisos Spanish

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Modern high-rise buildings whose main mass rises, with the tall slender proportions of a tower, from a larger low base. For usually detached or isolated buildings or other structures high in proportion to their lateral dimensions, use "towers (single built works)."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300004811. The J. Paul Getty Trust.