A monument for inconspicuous consumption: Eolica: a landmark tower by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

tower in the sky

Images: Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

Yesterday, I featured a mysterious and mystical tower that will be destroyed by wind but rebuilt and reborn. It moved in the breeze reflecting its surroundings. It become a spontaneous shrine for prayer.

In contrast, this concept tower designed by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos is devoted to wind, and hopes to generate power from it. The building does not move. It forms a landmark for the city, animated only by the sun and apparently shifting form revealed by the the shadows it casts. It expresses stillness in a turbulent atmosphere.

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