[1]:1[5] However, they eventually dropped this idea because the positioning of the angled roof meant that the solar panels would not face the sun directly. When it was built in 1977, Citicorp Center (later renamed Citigroup Center, now called 601 Lexington) was, at 59 stories, the seventh-tallest building in the world. We hear you!

The Citigroup Center (formerly Citicorp Center and also known by its address, 601 Lexington Avenue) is an office skyscraper in New York City, located at 53rd Street between Lexington and Third Avenues in midtown Manhattan.Built in 1977 to house the headquarters of Citibank, it is 915 feet (279 m) tall and has 59 floors with 1.3 million square feet (120,000 m 2) of office space. Special Price Offer: expires at midnight on 11/13/2020. He advised them to take swift remedial action.

It is a good case study for ethics that I had not heard before. The wording confusion in the question is part of the challenge but, very wise is our day day duties as engineers.

[6], To help stabilize the building, a tuned mass damper was placed in the mechanical space at its top. Thus, the engineer did not specifically calculate the effects of diagonally-oriented "quartering winds" (northeast, northwest, southeast, or southwest). Built in 1977 to house the headquarters of Citibank, it is 915 feet (279 m) tall and has 59 floors with 1.3 million square feet (120,000 m2) of office space. [26][27] The company is also considering selling naming rights to the building.

Concealing this problem for almost 20 years prevented ethical and engineering learning that could have taken place.

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