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Even for a firm as happy to experiment as MVRDV, its Bałtyk tower has a very unusual design. Located in Poznań, Poland, the mixed-use building looks totally different depending on the where you view it from, appearing almost too narrow to support itself from some angles and solid and wide from others...Continue Reading MVRDV's latest tower looks different from every angle Category: Architectu
the result is a façade that surpasses any of the surrounding grey glass buildings and looks nothing like them. it is clear and transparent and the natural color of the wood glows in the sun.The post fjmt studio’s kinetic tower of wood transcends grey skyscrapers in sydney appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the tower makes a distinctive contribution to sydney’s skyline with its innovative façade – a series of external cross-braces derived from structural stress diagrams.The post foster + partners wins design competition for circular quay tower in sydney appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
occupying the base of the 28-story building is the first in a new series of hotels, which seek to offer luxury accommodation at an affordable price point.The post ian schrager’s PUBLIC new york hotel opens inside herzog & de meuron-designed tower appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Photographer Khadija Saye has been confirmed as one of the 30 confirmed victims of the tragic Grenfell tower block fire that shook London, and the world, earlier this week.On the June 14th, 2017, a tower block in West London caught fire in the early hours of the morning. The cause of the fire is so far unknown, but the blaze ripped up the side of the building, taking hold of all 24 floors in a ma
the 600 meter long treetop walk is connected to a 45 meter tall observation tower, creating a unique opportunity to take a walk above the treetops.The post EFFEKT’s treetop experience observation tower offers a breathtaking panoramic view of denmark appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Architecture studio EFFEKT has released plans for a 600-metre-long treetop walkway connected to a spiralling observation tower with 360-degree views over the forest canopy of southern Denmark. Read more
Japanese architect Shigeru Ban is known for getting creative with cardboard and wood, fashioning low-cost materials into emergency housing and restored cathedrals, just to name a couple of recent examples. A newly announced mixed-used building for Vancouver will continue in this vein, combining wood with glass and concrete to create what the developers describe as the tallest hybrid timber st
A 12-storey building proposed for Portland's Pearl District has received the go-ahead from planners, paving the way for it to become the USA's first high-rise wooden structure. Read more
once complete, the 100 meter-tall building will contain two restaurants, a bar and caviar lounge, three swimming pools, a spa, and a fitness area.The post jean nouvel plans to populate são paulo’s rosewood tower with trees and lush greenery appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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