Seoul’s New Solar-Powered GT Tower Boasts a Mind-Bending Wavy Facade

by , 03/30/11
filed under: Architecture

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The undulating facade of the 54,000 square foot meter tower is certainly a show stopper. Measuring 48 meters each, the waves are further emphasized by the building’s glass curtain wall and vertical window frames. The width of the floors tapers at the very edge to connect and further emphasize the verticality of the glass columns. The organic effect is most evident from the street, where it works to soften the quality of the skyscraper’s mass.

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  2. top-it May 21, 2011 at 8:48 pm

    Ineresting design, but what’s going on with that bus in the middle foreground which only has a front?

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