Gallery: Giant Wind Powered Metal Future Flower Unveiled in England

 

This may look like just another pretty 3D rendering but it’s not – it’s a real project that was just unveiled as part of a regeneration project for the waterfront at Widnes near the River Mersey in England. Dubbed Future Flower, the 14 meter-high bloom has giant petals of perforated galvanized steel, each one of which (if you take a look at the pics in our gallery) is almost the length of a grown man! The larger than life bud designed by London architect Tonkin Liu is illuminated at night by LED lights powered by small wind turbines.

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  1. davidwayneosedach April 8, 2010 at 6:13 pm

    It reminds me of the Atomium in Brussels! A one of a kind beauty.

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