Limestone – Inspiration of The Skyscraper

Limestone – Inspiration of The Skyscraper



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It is so amazing that the design of this skyscraper was inspired by the striated limestone outcroppings common in the Great Lakes area. But this  shape is not just a mere formal gesture, but it is also a strategy to extend the views and maximize solar shading.

aquatower Limestone   Inspiration of The Skyscraper

Aqua Tower  is Chicago new icon, first and the tallest building (82-story) designed by a female-owned Studio Gang Architects firm is a place to live rather than a place to work.

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