Perforated "Sailing Tower" spotlights Denmark's commercial Aarhus harbor
With bold geometric references to cargo sailing masts and portholes, the primary function of Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter's Sailing Tower is to reference the considerable maritime history of the Danish harbor, which was founded in the 8th century and remains an active commercial port today. The... View full entry
New York's getting a better view: One World Observatory to open May 29
One World Observatory today announced that its official public opening date will be Friday, May 29, 2015. [...]
Positioned on top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere – on levels 100, 101, and 102 of the One World Trade Center building – One World Observatory will provide guests with unique, panoramic views of New York City, its most iconic sites, and surrounding waters from above 1,250 feet.
— One World Observatory
Visitors will board one of five dedicated elevators, termed Sky Pods, to ascend to the 102nd floor in under 60 seconds. Immersive, floor-to-ceiling LED technology in each cab invites guests to experience a virtual time-lapse that recreates the development of New York City’s skyline from the... View full entry
Wutai Mountain Viewing Tower VII by Yaohua Wang Architecture
LA-based architect Yaohua Wang - whose previous project submissions managed to polarize the audience like no one else - has sent us his latest project, a design proposal for a viewing tower at Wutai Mountain in China.
Previously featured Yaohua Wang works: Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge Entry by Yaohua Wang Architecture Taiyuan Theater IV by Yaohua Wang Architecture Nanjing Lab by Yaohua Wang Architecture Let us know what you think in the comment section below! View full entry