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Lotus Skyscraper: Urban Water Security in Megacities

Editors’s Choice
2018 Skyscraper Competition

Christopher Pin, Timothy Lai
Canada

“Though technological processes are intrinsic when discussing a strategy for urban water sustainability, it will play a minor factor in the overall design.  Lotus seeks to strengthen public awareness of the fragility of Urban Fresh Water.”

Revival Tower

Editors’ Choice
2018 Skyscraper Competition

Tomasz Wagner, Marta Jagoda, Agnieszka Dominik
Poland

Safe and proper utilization of wastes, which contains dangerous components, is  a challange for many industrialized countires. Developed countires produce more and more rubbish and instead of dealing with difficulties concerning proper disposal of wastes they export it to the countires of Third World, where processing of used electronics is the least expensive. Transfering wastes to the countries of Third World is forbidden by international law.

Utopian City

Editors’ Choice
2018 Skyscraper Competition

Chi-Jen Wang
United Kingdom

The Reciprocal Utopia City project is a renewable energy city in the sky.  It forms a cloud-like structure rising into the sky to 1,100 meters high and parallel to New York City.

The focus of this project is consists of two parts. How architecture can serve as a mechanism to facilitate escapism, in the context of the domination of capitalism, taking it as a strategic site to study. Meanwhile, it explores the new way of imaging renewable energy system by using potential technology.

The Situationist International once described a dream society: New Babylon. The Nomadic city develops the idea of a “traveling metropolis”, a package that infiltrates temporarily into a community. The mobility of architecture.  “It is obvious that a person is free to use his time for the whole of his life, free to go where he wants, when he wants, cannot make the greatest use of his freedom in a world ruled by the clock and the imperative of a fixed abode.”

A society without work.
A place without a clock.
A dream that allows you to be truly free.

Mars Colony

Editors’ Choice
2018 Skyscraper Competition

Bowen Li
China

In this era, population explosion, terrorism, energy crisis, environmental pollution and nuclear weapon like a huge cloud head over us. Faced with these threat, we are exerting our effort to ease conflicts while we still need expand our living space. Fortunately, the great progress of technology in various fields is bringing about new possibilities. People had left footprint on the moon fifty years ago. Now, landing on the Mars is appealing such as Elon Musk’s Space X plan, if so, this will be a big step for human.

The Swiftbird Skyscraper

Editors’ Choice
2018 Skyscraper Competition

Alon Rubovitch
Israel

In the electric-shared-autonomous transportation era which coming upon us, it can be imagined that things like parking and private cars will be no longer relevant. The debate about this  change in the world has many aspects, such as safty, privacy, efficiency and more. tough the biggest change that is around the corner and sooner than people might think, is that passangers drone will be an integral part of our transportation system.

These man-carrying drones have many advantages. Ostensibly, they have no need in infrastructures – Drones need only a levelized surface to land and the air to fly through.

This 3D transportation is not limited to the street level entrance of the building, and potentially can get to any floor. On the other side, these abilities have some down sides too. The drones use a lot of energy to stay in the air, which causes a lot of noise, wind and dust which we do not want in our streets.