Gallery: Green Finalists from the 2010 eVolo Skyscraper Competition Unv...

 

Wait! There's more amazing entries from the 2010 eVolo Skyscraper Competition! EVolo has just unveiled its ten finalists, and each has a heavy slant towards the green side with eco design elements, mixed-use buildings and lots of green space. The architects and designers took a hard look at the world of tomorrow and created eco skyscrapers applicable for a changing future. Although these ten designs didn't make it into the top tier, they still showcases some incredible concepts and are really fun to look at. Read on for our overview of each of the ten finalists!

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5 Comments

  1. hvrgies June 1, 2011 at 11:08 am

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  2. Jaclyn June 1, 2011 at 10:55 am

    I’m not easily imrpsesed. . . but that’s impressing me! :)

  3. Marylouise May 31, 2011 at 8:19 pm

    What a joy to find smooene else who thinks this way.

  4. Solyn May 31, 2011 at 7:07 pm

    Wow! That’s a relaly neat answer!

  5. kristiantheconqueror March 26, 2010 at 12:32 am

    One thing that strikes me about almost all of these buildings is the manner in which they the architecture and style of the surrounding buildings. There are exceptions, namely the Mexico City “earth scraper” and the Maldives floating island, but everything else on that list is built in the style of self-centric architecture, where the building makes no effort to meld it’s self into the local environment or atmosphere. This is one habit in the avant-garde of architecture that needs to change; the perception that what came before is irrelevant and all that matters is the present. Respect needs to be paid to the history and character of the environment in which you are placing a building, much the same as respect should be paid to the local climate and the needs of the buildings users.

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