Gallery: BIG Wants To Put Phoenix On the Map With a Giant Pin Observati...

Apparently Phoenix isn't well-known enough, because developers want to put it on the map with a giant pin-shaped observation tower. Designed by BIG, the Pin is a 430 ft tower topped with a giant ball and spiraling exhibition and recreation space. Likely visible
 
Apparently Phoenix isn't well-known enough, because developers want to put it on the map with a giant pin-shaped observation tower. Designed by BIG, the Pin is a 430 ft tower topped with a giant ball and spiraling exhibition and recreation space. Likely visible from space, the pin will let aliens and astronauts know where Phoenix is and visitors can enjoy unparalleled 360° views from its heights. Lit up with LED lights at night, BIG plans for the Phoenix Observation Tower to serve as a working model of sustainable energy practices and will incorporate a blend of solar and other technologies.

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