The Unforeseen Issue With Skyscraper Canyons – Cheddar Explores

Have you ever walked down a city street in the winter and almost been blown off your feet by freezing wind? Well, it’s the result of man-made street canyons. Towering buildings lining city avenues cause conditions like elevated temperatures, wind vortexes – and conditions that are a lot worse for our health. Cheddar explores why street canyons aren’t just an annoyance.

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