Sunday, May 10, 2009

"The winners of the XI edition of the ThyssenKrupp Elevator Architecture Award were announced earlier today. 2967 teams, consisting of 4651 architects from 106 countries, registered for the competition. 926 total projects were received by the deadline..."

Second Prize: Magic Mirror by Luo Siwei (China)
"The magic mirror we design is a twisted cirque structure, which is 160 meters in diameter. We set some kind of special fountain system and specialized water equipment system in the cirque, which can turn water into rain, snow, fog, Lunt and hailstone that is to perform several kinds of weather phenomena. The magic mirror can rotate in 360 degrees, which can bring all the view around into the frame..."
to find out more other winners...
image and passage from Bustler


ARYEN said...

omg.. this is cool.. it's related with what I'm designing now

swl said...

hope at least give u some inspiration. U can also refer some past year Evolo Competitions. I remember have one that look similiar where the high rise building forms a very huge frame to frame up the city.


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