Gallery: Bella Sky Hotel’s Dramatic Leaning Towers to Open This Week in...

The Bella Sky Hotel and Conference Center, designed by 3XN Architects, opens next Monday in Copenhagen, becoming one of the largest hotels in Scandinavia. The dramatic twin towers twist and lean as they reach for the sky allowing all of the guests over
 
The Bella Sky Hotel and Conference Center, designed by 3XN Architects, opens next Monday in Copenhagen, becoming one of the largest hotels in Scandinavia. The dramatic twin towers twist and lean as they reach for the sky allowing all of the guests optimal views over the nature park ‘Amager Common’ located nearby. The triangular patterned facade, which may be a little on the wild side, was designed expressly to minimize solar heat gain and maximize energy efficiency.

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  1. TheLastEgg October 15, 2011 at 11:49 am

    The leaning idea is being taken one step further with this project, using a vertical variation on a 2nd direction, (looking like being) perpendicular on the 1st which is dominant in the composition. See what has got the leaning(s) started here, at the Puerta de Europa in Madrid, by Pedro Senteri Cardillo & Johnson/Burgee Architects.

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