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This incredible building is made from material as thin as a coin

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 14, 2017 01:04 AM
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by landscapevoice@gmail.com (Lucy Wang) last modified Sep 13, 2017

MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY’s giant alien-like structure is pushing the envelope for self-supporting architecture. Built of material as thin as a coin, Minima | Maxima is a 43-foot-tall organic structure commissioned for the World Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan. The self-supporting structure is an incredible structural achievement; as the studio puts it: “If an egg were scaled up to the same height as Minima | Maxima, it would be much thicker.” Like most of MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY’s...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
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