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3/11/15

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Charted: The Tallest Buildings in the World for Any Year in History

Photo © Nick Merrick | Hedrich Blessing

Source: Washington Post

Architecture tells us a lot about economic history, as these charts by Martin Vargic show. 

Vargic, a Slovakian artist and designer who runs the blog halcyonmaps.com, created six charts that document the history of the tallest buildings on six continents -- Europe, North America, Asia, Africa, South America and Oceania -- over the last 5,000 years.

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