Architects look to fireproof lifts following WTC attacks
Designers of tall buildings in the post-11 September era will concentrate on concrete cores, reducing evacuation times and even looking to dramatic means of leaving a building, such as escape pods, parachutes or aeroplane-style chutes.
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