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GDS Architects’ “invisible” tower in South Korea

Architecture | September 25, 2013 |

Image Courtesy of GDS Architects

GDS Architects’ “invisible” tower in South Korea

Tower infinity‘ by american firm GDS Architects is set to be the world’s first ‘invisible’ structure. Via an LED façade system that will work with a series of optical cameras projecting real-time images of its surroundings onto its skin, making it ‘disappear’.

Image Courtesy of GDS Architects

Positioned just outside Seoul, the anti-tower is set to stand as a national landmark for Korea which can be seen along the route between the city and its international airport. Standing at 450m tall, it will be one of the world’s 10 tallest structures and will boast the third highest observation deck upon its completion in 2014.

Image Courtesy of GDS Architects

Korea will have a unique position of having the “best” tower by having an “anti tower”. Outdoor promenades connect to Cheongna’s water canals and natural park setting. Extensive podium program of retail, children activities, water park, cultural, sports, and ecological activities complete the visitor experience.

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