Striking Architectural Beauties: #2 Bella Sky Comwell - Copenhagen, Denmark Home » Architecture, Featured, Headline 20 September 2011No Comment This striking beauty was designed by the local architectural firm 3XN. According to the designers themselves the two towers resemble two dancers that are leaning and moving together. The photogenic structure leans out at a staggering 15 degrees in each direction (that’s 11 degrees more than the Leaning Tower of Pisa!!!).
At the Fuji Kindergarten in Japan, Tezuka Architects created a unique environment that, as a tool for learning, promotes freedom of movement. "Ring Around a Tree" is the extension of an existing kindergarten that consists of a wood and transparent glass volume spiraling upward, enveloping a Japanese Zelkova tree. The project creates spaces for play and foreign language instruction, while also providing a fun area for the children to wait for the school bus.
From time to time, there is a great artist that changes the way we perceive masterpieces and other people and gives us new emotions. Still, humanity gives birth to visionaries in other domains as well. And architecture is yet another great field where these bright minds create marvels and change perspectives. Some architects are even responsible for creating masterpieces with an emotional impact on people and can change the way we perceive cities and countries.
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