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Thursday 31 Mar 2011

Ambitious concepts celebrated in Evolo 2011 Skyscraper Competition

Architecture and design blog Evolo has announced the 15 winners of its skyscraper competition, with successful entries originating from all across the globe. The hugely elaborate concept designs are by and large brightly coloured, intricate projects which tower above their neighbours in the local vicinity. Ranging from a vertical agriculture centre the regeneration of an abandoned oil rig, these projects are as ambitious as they are diverse.

The winning projects are as follows:

Porifera Skyscraper in Paris Nicolas Jomain, Boriana Tchonkova
Laminated Wood Skyscraper in Brazil Tomas Kozelsky, Patrick Bedarf, Dimitrie Andrei Stefanescu
Vertical Farm Lee dongjin, Park Jinkyu, Lee Jeongwoo
Vertical Paris Rochambeau Cyrille, Bertin Joel, Herizo Randrianarison
Underground Metropolis, China Fan Shuning, Zhang Xin
Hydro-thermal Skyscraper in Taipei Wendy Teo Boon Ting, Linda Hagberg
City-like Voronoi SkyscraperAndré Serpa, Bernardo Daupiás Alves, Egle Bazaraite, Jutta Rentsch, Marco Braizinha
Transforming Abandoned Oil Rigs into Habitable Structures Ku Yee Kee, Hor Sue-Wern
Nomad Skyscraper Luca D’Amico, Luca Tesio
Designing a Capital for South America Luis Longhi, Christian Bottger, Carla Tamariz
Montpellier Tree Skyscraper Eric Gangaye, Frédéric Velaye Andy, Alvin Pakeeroo, Yann Terrer, Thomas Liaigre
RuralScraper Zsuzsanna Kiss-Gal, Gergely Kiss-Gal, Margo Petro, Peter Debreczeni
FLEXmod Skyscraper Nick Ochoa, Sabrina Brenner
Hamburg Skyscraper Julia-Elise Hoins, Arnd-Benedikt Willert-Klasing, David Blezinger, Nikolaus Türk
Urban Agro-structure for Jerusalem Michael Leef, Tahel Shaar

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