The Problems with High-Rise Buildings Argumentative Essay by cee-cee

The Problems with High-Rise Buildings
A personal argument against the development of high-rise buildings due to the problems that are associated with them.
# 109789 | 1,120 words | 5 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 08, 2008 in Architecture (Buildings) , Environmental Studies (Urban Issues) , English (Argument)

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This paper discusses some of the community and environmental problems that are inherent with high-rise buildings and their development. The paper presents a personal argument by the writer that enumerates many objective problems with high-rise buildings. It suggests that others should also fight against local governments arguing against the development of high-rises.

Sample of Sources Used:

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