SereroÂ ArchitectsÂ have designed a new "top" for the Eiffel Tower. FromÂ http://www.serero.com: Serero ArchitectsÂ unveils its design for the extension of the Eiffel Tower top floor.Â The projectÂ will extend the top floor plate of the tower by grafting a high performance carbon Kevlar structure on it. The structure will be temporarily bolted to the slab without requiring any modification [...]
Aqua Tower in Chicago (Lakeshore East) pictured below.Via Daily Dose of ArchitectureÂ and Â Studio GangÂ
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Sustainably Minded Interactive Technology (SMIT) has a new project called GROW that gathers energy through solar and wind power. Combing the best of green technology and ecology, GRWO draws inspiration from ivy growing on the side of a building - resulting in a hybrid energy delivery device of flexible, ivy-like fluttering solar leaves.
The Single Hauz from Poland-based front architects (pictured below)Estamos disponibilizando um novo http://www.idealtoques.com exclusivo do site com imagens do novo Ã¡lbum ‘Minutes to Midnight‘ Clique na miniatura abaixo para visualizar. was inspired by billboards. Intended for single lifestyles and propped on a central pole, the Single Hauz can be placed (almost) anywhere.
Moscow will soon have the world's largest building - a $4 billion 5 year project. The new building will have roughly 27 million square feet of space, 900 apartments and 3,000 hotel rooms - oh yeah, it will alsoDie Farben beim poker sind in Reihenfolge Herz, Pik, Kreuz, Karo von oben nach unten sortiert. be [...]
via bdonline.co.uk "Architect Chetwood Associates has applied for planning for a £2.5 million "wind dam" in Russia. The dam, which would be located over a gorge at Lake Lagoda in north-west Russia, includes a cup-shaped spinnaker sail, believed to be the first of its kind, which will generate renewable energy by funnelling the wind through [...]
via - e-architect.co.uk Bang & Olufsen's main building in Struer is anchored in the landscape, where the design and production company has its identity. The building was inaugurated in 1998 and is to be experienced as a large showroom for Bang & Olufsen's company culture and production. The aimed at dynamics, which manifests itself in [...]
Mukesh Ambani, the richest man in India, is constructing himself a private skyscraper in Mumbai. Some stats: 170m tall (558 ft) Space for 168 "imported" cars, divided across six floors An entire floor for "car maintenance," with an "in-house service centre" An "entertainment floor" Terraces, balconies, and roof gardens A "health" floor, including "the latest [...]
From Foster + Partners: "The Khan Shatyry Entertainment Centre in Astana (Kazakhstan) will become a dramatic civic focal point for the capital of Kazakhstan. The soaring structure, at the northern end of the new city axis, rises from a 200m elliptical base to form the highest peak on the skyline of Astana." Khan Shatyry Entertainment [...]