The Invisible Infinity Tower

The architecture of modern skyscrapers tends toward grandiosity, but the proposed Infinity Tower in South Korea rethinks this trend. The design is impressive because it uses networks of cameras and LEDs to cloak the tower in a state of semi-invisibility. By day, the tower will reflect the surrounding landscape and hide its actual form. By…

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Bloom is the Oceanic Farm of the Future

Oceanic farms are the way we will address global warming, solve our upcoming water shortage, and protect our interests in the future. Designed by the Paris-based company Sitbon Architectes, Bloom is a futuristic submersible farm that removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere by cultivating phytoplankton. Bloom will also be able to convert salt water into…

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Why We’ll Remember Oscar Niemeyer

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0847831906″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51xLBp8INML._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]Most of you likely to stumble on this article are aware of the death Oscar Niemeyer earlier this month. If you don’t know Niemeyer, he was one of the most brilliant minds of the modernist movement. You’ll probably recognize some of his buildings. They are graceful, naturally-inspired designs. With…

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Floating City

8 Floating Architectural Visions Of Our Future

8 floating architectural visions of our future that will inspire and amaze… Since water and flooding has been on everyone’s mind this week (particularly here in New York), we figured we’d throw together some super cool water-centric architecture. Most of these buildings are winners and honorable mentions in eVolo magazine’s annual skyscraper competition. I had…

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