Tuesday, March 06, 2007

giant martian lands in praha.cz

...and it comes bearing knowledge. the above image is a physical model of the winning competition entry for the National Library of the Czech Republic. it will be 9 stories tall, store up to 10 million books [underground], and the facade of the building will have a color shift from green at the bottom to almost white at the top. the architects are Future Systems Atelier from london, and they here's some more images of their winning entry:

to view the competition entry boards in their entirety, follow the link below to the last few posts in this discussion thread:

skyscraper city

special thanks to escott for sending this in


danny said...

Reminds me of these

Anonymous said...

That looks Smurfy!

archaalto said...

and these guys