Honestly. I love the Shard. I don't care that it's paid for by a rich Sheik from Qatar, or that its exclusive office space will be used solely by the corporate sector.
Fondly dubbed the Marilyn Monroe towers by local residents, the Absolute Towers parallel the twisting fluidity or natural lines found in life.
The B5 Building, located in the north-eastern outskirts of Milan, is part of the restructuring of the former industrial core that houses the RCS Mediagroup.
In the decade of the Beatles and the moon landing, cybernetics, and megacities, Archigram invented new artifacts and situations and threatened the discipline of architecture itself: Walking Cities, Plug-in-Universities, and Inflatable Dwellings. Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press.
The interactive movement of the two towers creates a new dancing silhouette on the Grove’s skyline.