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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Dynamic Architecture

Wow.



An architectural structure with a rotating platform or restaurant is unique, but not an entirely new idea. A skyscraper in motion, however, seems closer to science fiction, than reality. Architect David Fisher is proposing an 80-story high-rise that has the ability to rotate each level independently. This would allow for an entire building’s movements to be choreographed, and would bring a sense of motion to an otherwise static skyline.



It gives me a warm fuzzy feeling to know that my very own, highly-progressive state of Ohio should be breaking ground on their very first rotating skyscraper roughly around 2065 — give or take 30 years. Really, I kid because I care.



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