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Woven Observatories

Lighthouse Urban by Yuliyan Mikov is a Woven, Sinuous Stunner

— June 20, 2010 — Art & Design
Lighthouse Urban by Yuliyan Mikov is a stunning concept design for a future seaside watchtower. With a body of glistening woven steel, the lighthouse is sure to be a landmark no matter where it is placed. When viewed at an angle, the Lighthouse Urban almost looks like an abstract hooded figure watching over the city--an imposing yet reassuring sight.

Implications - This stunning lighthouse demonstrates how even the most traditional architectural structures can be altered and invigorated with a sense of modernism. Mikov does a wonderful job at incorporating the theme of the water into the design, and ensuring that the structure still retains its practical purpose. Charming and pragmatic, the Lighthouse Urban is a modern fisherman's dream come true!

See more shots of Lighthouse Urban by Yuliyan Mikov above.
Trend Themes
1. Woven Steel - The use of glistening woven steel in architectural designs creates visually striking and unique structures.
2. Abstract Architecture - Incorporating abstract forms and shapes in architectural designs adds a sense of intrigue and modernism to traditional structures.
3. Theme-inspired Design - Incorporating the theme of natural elements, such as water, into architectural designs adds a sense of harmony and purpose to the structures.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture and Construction - Architects and construction professionals can explore the use of woven steel materials and abstract designs to create visually stunning and unique buildings.
2. Urban Planning and Landmark Development - Urban planners and developers can consider incorporating theme-inspired designs in the development of prominent landmarks, creating visually appealing and purposeful city structures.
3. Tourism and Hospitality - Tourism and hospitality businesses can leverage theme-inspired architectural designs, such as the Lighthouse Urban, to attract visitors seeking unique and visually captivating experiences.
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