Gallery: OFIS Unveils Earthquake-Proof Solar Powered Volcano Towers


At a time when earthquakes dominate the headlines, we think it’s more important than ever to highlight architecture that keeps potential quakes in mind. So it goes with OFIS Architecture‘s All-Seasons Tent Tower, a concept project that features two solar powered, cylindrical towers filled with restaurants, apartments, shops, a business center, spa, pool, bar and garage.

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  1. brad March 6, 2010 at 4:20 pm

    Really good project, beautiful too

  2. Archimy March 5, 2010 at 7:05 pm

    Structure? I’m working on a similar project for a competition in Los Angeles. By problem with the voronoi diagram is when it is brought vertical the loads radically change the shape of the voids. Also kind of a shame that the interior doesn’t mimic the pattern on the exterior, how can the design of the skin carry over to the spatial planning and what not? I’m really just being nit picky, great project!

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