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Environment-Accommodating Skyscrapers

The Symbiotic Towers are Designed for the Dubai Landscape

— February 2, 2018 — Eco
Skyscraper and tower design is shifting to focus more on creations that take the landscape and environment into consideration, which is evident with the newly imagined Symbiotic Towers. Conceptually designed by the Amorphous Studio, the towers are situated on a deck that offers a mix of public spaces as well as greenery to make it fit more symbiotically into the environment.

The tower design would offer space for a hotel, residential spaces and ample office space that could all be accessed via the main level deck that would make for a more streamlined flow of people. A shopping plaza would also be incorporated into the double-deck pedestrian walkway to make the Symbiotic Towers a place where inhabitants could work, live, shop and play without leaving the area.
Trend Themes
1. Environment-accommodating Skyscrapers - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Develop new technologies and materials to construct skyscrapers that harmonize with the environment and incorporate green spaces.
2. Landscape-driven Architecture - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Explore innovative designs that integrate buildings with the natural landscape, creating a symbiotic relationship between architecture and the environment.
3. Integrated Mixed-use Spaces - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Rethink urban planning by incorporating multiple functions within a single architectural structure, maximizing convenience and efficiency for occupants.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture and Design - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Embrace sustainable design principles and develop architectural solutions that prioritize environmental integration.
2. Construction and Engineering - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Pioneer new construction methods and technologies that enable the creation of environment-accommodating skyscrapers and mixed-use spaces.
3. Urban Planning and Development - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Transform urban landscapes by integrating landscape-driven architecture and creating vibrant, self-sustaining communities.
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