The structure, located in an area known as Tornado Alley, would visually reference the movement of tornadoes, with lighting designed and placed to evoke a spinning motion. With a height between 75 and 90 meters, the tower would be placed atop an existing two-story 1920s warehouse, located in close proximity to two of Tulsa’s most prominent tourist attractions – the BOK Center and Cox Business Center.
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Its facade would include glass and perforated metal, while some roof surfaceswould be covered with native grasses and plants. Currently, the project exists as a concept design, but the architects have been approached by several developers interested in adding housing and office units to the original design.
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