MVRDV just apologized for their “Cloud” skyscrapers, which resemble the exploding form of the Twin Towers during the 9/11 attacks! MVRDV has released an official apology, but it will likely take much more than that for the crowds to quiet.
The cloud, a pair of residential highrises within the Yongsan Dreamhub masterplan in Seoul, Korea by Rotterdam-based architecture practice MVRDV. The southern tower reaches a height of 260 meters with 54 floors, the northern tower 300 meters with 60 floors.
L & A Design Group based in China has created plans for an iconic pedestrian bridge projected for Wuxi Xidong Central Park, in Jiangsu, China. The bridge will connect the north and south foreshores of the park, and includes a man-made island in its design.
Design initiatives Los Angeles-based architecture practice has created an entry for the Thyssenkrupp elevator Istanbul Disaster Prevention and Education Center Competition, dedicated to man reconciling with nature in a dynamic and educational space.