Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill, an architecture firm that is arguably one of the world’s leading designers of skyscrapers, has just unveiled plans for a pair of towers that will grace the skyline in Seoul, South Korea with an absolutely stunning dragon-like facade.
The towers, 88- and 77-stories respectively, will a breathable, scale-like skin of glass panels that will act as a working air-circulation system. [Inhabitat]
For each tower, the 600-mm scaled panels will function as a perforated ventilation system.
The towers will feature residential “officetel” and retail units.
Additional green features include fuel-cell cogeneration units at the basement level and triple-glazed windows to minimize heat loss.