In South Korea, will build an invisible tower

05.02.2012 13:45
Construction of the skyscraper height of 450 meters is scheduled for completion in 2014. "The Tower of Infinity" or "Tower Infinity" will appear near Seoul, the city of Incheon.

Place the appearance of the tower is not chosen by chance - Incheon is often called "the gate Korean capital," there are major airport and seaport of the Republic. As the portal IBTimes, a competition to design the tower, which was held in January 2012, has won architectural firm GDS Architects.

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According to Director of GDS Architects Charles Wee, the construction of the tower is not afoot in order to enable it to compete with the famous skyscrapers of the United States or China. The tower should not become the next "thing in itself" as being built for a good purpose - to perpetuate the achievements of the entire world community.

Judging by the pictures from the presentation, apparently building a skyscraper in Incheon should resemble a giant semi-transparent crystal with beveled edges. Unusual optical effects of translucency Korean craftsmen promise to be achieved through the use of projectors, colored lights, and special coating materials. At an altitude of 392 meters will be undeveloped observation deck (the second highest in the world), and at the base of the tower open trade pavilions, cafes, a huge water park and sports facilities.

Applying in practice the results of a recent study, according to which the construction of skyscrapers provokes the development of financial crises suggests that investors should not rush to spread the money in real estate in Seoul.
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