Gallery: Aakash Skyscraper Concept Floats Above Mumbai With Solar-Power...

 

Named for the Hindi for the word “sky,” this dynamic Aakash skyscraper concept is an incredible tree-like structure that branches out above the city of Mumbai. Designed by British team Lemire Abdul Halim Chehab, Suraj Ramkumar Suthar, and Swapnil Sanjay Gawande, the futuristic scraper is a unique and sustainable answer to the pollution and overcrowding of India’s largest metropolis, supplying it with solar power collected by its lofty canopy. The high-flying concept was recently recognized with an honorable mention in the eVolo Skyscraper competition.

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