8 of the Worst Architectural Disasters of All Time – Infographic

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A lot of careful planning has to go into every architectural design, from choosing the right materials for the job to deciding how to orient a building. As this infographic below shows, the wrong decisions can have devastating results: roofs can collapse , entire floors can cave in, or a shiny facade placed on the wrong side of a building can refract the sun and deep-fry visitors . Read on to learn about some of the biggest gaffes in architectural design history—hopefully we can avoid revisiting them in the future! Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Read the rest of 8 of the Worst Architectural Disasters of All Time – Infographic Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Aon Center , architectural disaster , architectural disasters , bad architecture , bad building , bad buildings , Basmanny Market , Buckingham palace , building disaster , Champoong , Charing Cross , Charing Cross Station , infographic , Kemper Arena , poor buildings , shoddy workmanship , Vdara Hotel

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Coop Himmelb(l)au unveils Flying Garden Tower for Frankfurt’s airport district

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Sustainable design is on the horizon at one of Europe’s most active transportation hubs. The Flying Garden Tower , designed by Austria’s Coop Himmelb(l)au studio, will be built in the Frankfurt airport ‘s Gateway Gardens development area. Standing at 67 meters in height, the elliptic glass tower with its many “flying” gardens will be visible from anywhere in the airport district. Read the rest of Coop Himmelb(l)au unveils Flying Garden Tower for Frankfurt’s airport district Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Coop Himmelb(l)au , energy efficient building , flying garden , Flying Garden Tower , flying gardens , FRANKFURT , Frankfurt airport , Frankfurt airport tower , Frankfurt Gateway Gardens , Frankfurt glass flying garden tower , Gateway Gardens district , German airport , glass tower , passive solar , passive solar building , Sustainable Building , sustainable design

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