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* Architecture: Dancing Dragons by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Posted by the editors on Saturday, 19 May 2012

Architecture: Dancing Dragons by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture: “..a pair of 450 metre-high towers with glass scales by Chicago firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture are the latest of fifteen skyscrapers commissioned for the Yongsan International Business District in Seoul, South Korea..Positioned side by side in the fast-growing business and commercial district on the north bank of the Han River, the two Dancing Dragon towers will have a similar design that comprises a supporting central core and a series of wings attached to the sides..Mullions between the overlapping glass panels of the exterior will incorporate natural ventilation, while huge skylights will span the roof of each tower. A faceted glass shopping centre will create a podium at ground level..”  Impressive..

See other posts on work for the Yongsan International Business District:

image: Courtesy of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture; article: Dezeen

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