A vertical city, a skyscraper that cleans air and a high-altitude building that could serve as a nature reserve. These are the winners of 2019 Skyscraper Competition held by eVolo Magazine. The jury selected 3 winners and 27 honorable mentions from 478 projects received.
PLP Architecture has completed a Technical Demonstration project SkyPod for Tyréns' Advanced Funiculator, a completely new type of lift. This innovative concept will redefine vertical transportation for ultra-tall buildings.
The annual eVolo Magazine's award established in 2006 recognizes visionary ideas - projects that through the novel use of technology, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations, challenge the way we understand vertical architecture and its relationship with the natural and built environments.
The year 2019 will bring a turning point for the City, a financial district of London. Great Britain will officialy leave the EU after Brexit referendum. But some companies are going in opposite way - leaving the City and moving to continental Europe. The year 2019 will be also a year when a new dominant of the City and the second-tallest building in EU is about to be completed.