Wednesday, April 18, 2012

GT Tower East (Via CoolBoom)


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ArchitectenConsort designed the wave-like GT Tower East intended for parking, commercial functions and offices in Seoul, South Korea.
Project description:
The GT Tower East will form an architectural unit with the GT Tower West, yet to be built. With its elegantly undulating glass facade, the new high-rise brings a fascinating change to the angular architecture of the Korean capital.
The form and positioning of the 130-metre-high building are the impressive result of the vision of the architects. They chose a uniform, glass finish for the facade, which has resulted in an organically pure form. The undulating motion of the facades provides an optically changing primary form when passing the building. Combined with the reflection of the light in the glass, this gives the building a special, iconic appearance.
The dynamic appearance of GT Tower East is reinforced by the sight of the building, that seems to be dropping down below street level. As it were the building rises out of the Korean soil and then reaches upwards in a dancing movement, up into the infinity of the sky.
Via Contemporist

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