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Snowflake Building | by Juan Galicia
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Snowflake Building

This design is based on snowflakes, basically all the floors have a shape similar to that of a snowflake, but it has an order, because in nature the most complex snowflakes are formed at the lowest part of the cloud, and as you move to the top of the cloud they become simpler... until you end up with needles and small columns, those are almost microscopic

 

But i stopped at the plane snowflakes :3, and then it has a double facade based on triangular snowflakes, tho it creates secondary spaces, look at the left, those little structure that hold the facade in place can create new rooms or hallways, specially at the bottom which has more openings between the inside and outside.

 

I hope this project ends up being the final, cause my team has other concepts in place, this is mine, tho the facade i have to admit ... well it was my idea but the triangular shapes were suggested by one of my team mates which i quite liked.

 

Update: Didnt make it beyond the initial design phase

 

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Taken on February 3, 2011