The developers behind the project recently received construction permits to break ground. Designed by California-based GDS Architects, the observation tower will climb 1,476 feet into the sky, forming a new contemporary gateway to the city. The tower is outfitted with a battery of digital cameras and LED screens that will help it pull off an astonishing vanishing act.
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The Cresta is a 5,300 sq foot single-family residence designed and constructed entirely out of cast in place concrete on a 5,000 sq ft lot in the Lower Hermosa region of La Jolla, CA. The house's three stories, one below and two above grade, are accented by floor to ceiling glass and large open expanses to the outdoors.
The project of the contemporary art center (FRAC) for the region Provence Alpes Cotes d'Azur (PACA) in Marseille, France, was designed by Kengo Kuma & Associates. It was designed to represent the 3D version of the "museum without walls" invented by André Malraux, famous French writer and politician. It is a museum without a museum, a living and moving place, where the art pieces are in constant movement and join the logic of diffusion and interaction with the visitors.
This time-lapse captures the progress of One World Trade Center between October 2004 and September 2013. The 1,776 foot tall skyscraper, which is expected to be the tallest in the Western Hemisphere, topped out earlier this year and is slated for completion in 2014.