Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Singular Soaring Tower
This is why I love Design and Architecture. It is for beautiful and exquisite buildings such as Norman Foster's new design for downtown Moscow. It is called Crystal Island.
When it is built in 5 years, the structure will be the biggest in the world. The base is like a lotus flower that spirals up 1500 feet to a delicate spire on top. It is monstrous without being intrusive. Like Mt. Fuji, it will be a dominant figure on the Japanese skyline. Like Mt. Hood, it will be a destination for Portland city dwellers. It will certainly be a most impressive wonder of Design, Architecture and Engineering.
Foster + Partners