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|The "Turning Torso" highrise in Malmö, Sweden|
| 7:26 am on May 13, 2008 (gmt 0)|
I just watched a documentary about the construction of this insane building - the "Turning Torso" highrise in Malmö, Sweden.
I totally admire the construction, engineeering and architectural expertise. I just can't decide if I like it nor not ;)
| 2:08 pm on May 13, 2008 (gmt 0)|
I can't decide either. It doesn't really put me in mind of a turning torso, but I certainly appreciate any architect who chooses not to give the world yet another glass and concrete box.
| 3:00 pm on May 13, 2008 (gmt 0)|
I guess engineering is catching up to architects' more fantastical ideas. Another example is the "Marilyn Monroe [i-mad.com]" building currently going up in Canada.
And yeah, everything involved in getting these from the drawing board to concrete and steel must be admired. I like them for the aesthetics, though I do find them strangely disconcerting.
| 3:03 pm on May 13, 2008 (gmt 0)|
That is the epitome of "thinking outside the box".
| 3:08 pm on May 13, 2008 (gmt 0)|
I saw the same documentary, very cool
I find the building fascinating
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