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Reflective Skyscraper Concepts

The 'Mirage' Building Reflects An Upside Down Image Of Paris

— September 21, 2017 — Art & Design
MAD Architects is known for proposing truly revolutionary and audacious skyscraper concepts, and it may have outdone itself with a new design, dubbed 'Mirage,' that is designed to reflect the great city of Paris upside down.

Proposed as a possible redesign option for the Tour Montparnasse skyscraper, the Mirage skyscraper concept would be highlighted by a facade of special mirrors designed to be concave in shape, making them project a floating, topsy-turvy image of the surrounding city. Sure enough, the design ensures that the Eiffel Tower is included in the reflection. The idea was put forward as part of an international competition, and aims to use modern architectural cues to complement Paris' traditional skyline.

This skyscraper concept is truly innovative in the manner in which speaks to architecture's ability to interact with and manipulate visual perceptions of the surrounding city.
Trend Themes
1. Mirror Facade Design - The use of concave mirror facades can create a topsy-turvy, floating image of the surrounding city.
2. Upside-down Reflections - An increased focus on architectural designs that interact with and manipulate visual perceptions of surrounding cities.
3. Revolutionary Skyscraper Concepts - The continued push towards new, audacious designs in the world of skyscrapers and urban architecture.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture - Architects and designers can explore the use of innovative and disruptive designs that elevate the visual appeal of their constructions.
2. Urban Design - Urban designers can consider how architectural elements can transform and enhance the visual landscape of the cities in which they work.
3. Real Estate - Real estate developers can utilize innovative and striking designs in order to create unique and attractive properties that draw in buyers and tenants.
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