In pictures: eVolo’s madcap skyscraper competition winners – post on gizmag has 27 images of the winners and runners up of eVolo Magazine’s annual design competition.
Novelty, be it technical or aesthetic, is the order of the day, and while one shouldn’t expect to see any of these designs crop up in their chosen city of residence at any point in the next 3,000 or so years, there is plenty of first rate eye-candy and a smattering of urban speculative to peruse. Prepare to suspend disbelief.
Pictured here is the winning design, Derek Perozzi’s Polar Umbrella. “This mushroom-shaped skyscraper would provide shade in order to allow polar icecaps to reform.”