22 dizzying ideas for the future of skyscrapers
• 22 dizzying skyscrapers ideas for the future of
The architectural magazine eVolo published the best works submitted for the annual competition of the skyscrapers of the future ideas.
This is the ninth contest of this kind. 525 projects from 43 countries participated in it. Three winners and 20 laureates were elected strict jury, which included the world's leading experts in the field of architecture and design
Projects that you see here, do not come true tomorrow or even the day after tomorrow. However, they give an idea on how can change the appearance of cities in the future.
The first prize was awarded to the project, combining traits of the Korean architecture with features modern multipurpose high-rise building.
The second place went to the skyscraper-city with living quarters, recreation areas and commercial offices - all of this fit in the giant cube.
Environmentally friendly skyscraper got third place. It is assumed that it should neutralize greenhouse gases and thus reduce their content in the atmosphere.
"Sandy Babylon" - a group of eco-friendly structures, which, according to the author of the project, should serve as the scientific bases and attract tourists. The basic building blocks for the construction of these towers would sand treated with a 3-D printer using solar energy.
A new look at the idea of a greenhouse. This skyscraper will serve as a research center for weather forecasting and other scientific research.
This skyscraper rushed up to deliver aircraft from hydrocarbon dependence during take-off by means of electromagnetism.
The vertical junction for super-high-speed trains.
A giant water tower collects water during the rainy seasons and watering the ground during dry periods.
"New Tower of Babel" - a metal structure, which the author proposes to build in the desert as an "open city".
The "Bamboo forest" is intended primarily for Asia. The author proposes to enclose the building of permanent bamboo forest as additional strengthening design case of an earthquake. Another advantage of this project is the possibility of growing vertical gardens.
An abstract structure that the author proposes to build in Hong Kong and used as a water tower, a station for public transport and accommodations.
skyscraper "Superfiltr" which will "breathe" carbon dioxide and other harmful gases and "breathe" concentrated oxygen.
The structure in the form of a giant umbrella, generating "green" energy.
In the case of a strong earthquake, this building rather than collapse, will sink into the unstable ground.
The project for large cities. Designed to accommodate as many tenants on the spot of important transport hubs.
"Sky Village" - a project for Los Angeles. It connects several areas of the city.
The author of the project proposes to reconstruct the underground abandoned mine in Lubumbashi (Congo) under the university buildings.
"Flowering tower" proposed to build in Malaysia. There will be located Sculpture Park, an outdoor museum, a café on the roof and a lot of different other.
This underwater structure will serve as a drain hole, absorbing floating on the surface of the ocean trash.
Urban structure which can be regenerated groundwater.
Another "green" project, the idea of which is to optimize the use of soil and biomass.
The project with many arches - an attempt to combine classical and modern in the historic part of Chicago.