Giant architecture firms tend to think big. Foster + Partners not only want to make a statement in the sleepy beach town of Rimini, Italy, they want to transport the entire seafront to make a tourist mecca that is environmentally forward.
The first of the developments were unveiled, along with the announcement of the firm's desire to plan the environmental strategy for the entire city. The first proposal is this striking tower that highlights a waterfront walkway which will link by existing green boulevards to the downtown.
Here is some more work by Foster + Partners: