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Futuristic Vertical Park Stacks Up "Memories of Nature", Includes Rock Climbing and Mountain Biking

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In most dystopian visions of an overpopulated future, the office and residential towers are vertical and the few parks are horizontal. Kang Woo-Young has another idea, presented on Evolo. He imagines: a future where nature has been eradicated from the modern urban landscape, and must be replaced with a man-made landscape. To combat a sea of typical skyscrapers, Woo-Young has designed a building that stacks "memories of nature," and mimics the natural world's patterns by blending mathematical precision with art and technology. Using the layering and fluctuating forms of energy fields, lava flows and sediment accumulation as inspirations, the building builds layers of curving shapes into a 600 meter-tall skyscraper, a utopian oasis. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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