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  7. Tommaso Bernabò Silorata’s “Skyframe” Wins Super Skyscrapers Competition With its Dizzying Rooftop Pool

Tommaso Bernabò Silorata’s “Skyframe” Wins Super Skyscrapers Competition With its Dizzying Rooftop Pool

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Tommaso Bernabò Silorata’s “Skyframe” Wins Super Skyscrapers Competition With its Dizzying Rooftop Pool
Tommaso Bernabò Silorata’s “Skyframe” Wins Super Skyscrapers Competition With its Dizzying Rooftop Pool , Exterior Rendered View. Image Courtesy of Tommaso Bernabò Silorata
Exterior Rendered View. Image Courtesy of Tommaso Bernabò Silorata

Winner of the annual Super Skyscrapers competition, Tommaso Bernabò Silorata’s “Skyframe” is a proposal for a skyscraper in Paris featuring a hotel, business areas and rooftop pool. Despite its status as one of the world’s fastest changing cities, Paris has severe restrictions on its skyline to preserve its existing landscape. Skyscrapers are discouraged in its urban core, an issue addressed in this year’s Super Skyscraper competition. The first place winner, Skyframe, creates a void between the two towers, framing the Parisian skyline, and creating an ethereal swimming experience for occupants on the roof-level pool.

Exterior Rendered View. Image Courtesy of Tommaso Bernabò Silorata
Exterior Rendered View. Image Courtesy of Tommaso Bernabò Silorata

The central void of the building serves two functions, aside from its permeability in Paris’ skyline. Its absent space provides a series of green terraces, offering opportunities for office workers and hotel-goers to relax and "interact visually" with others occupying the space. It also provides a “vertiginous diving experience” for users of the rooftop pool. The bottom of the pool is left completely transparent, allowing divers to look down at the absent space in the building, with the pool itself connecting the two halves.

Landmark Typology Diagram. Image Courtesy of Tommaso Bernabò Silorata
Landmark Typology Diagram. Image Courtesy of Tommaso Bernabò Silorata

The building program is separated into four main categories: the Lobby, containing a restaurant, a wine bar, auditorium and fitness zone; the Hotel, with various room types, common spaces and public terraces; the Business Incubator, with office spaces, meeting rooms and co-work facilities; and the Roof Pool, with an accompanying restaurant and lounge bar.

Program Diagrams. Image Courtesy of Tommaso Bernabò Silorata
Program Diagrams. Image Courtesy of Tommaso Bernabò Silorata
Rendered view of Rooftop Pool. Image Courtesy of Tommaso Bernabò Silorata
Rendered view of Rooftop Pool. Image Courtesy of Tommaso Bernabò Silorata

View the full results of the competition here.

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Cite: Eric Oh. "Tommaso Bernabò Silorata’s “Skyframe” Wins Super Skyscrapers Competition With its Dizzying Rooftop Pool " 24 Dec 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/779286/tommaso-bernabo-siloratas-skyframe-wins-super-skyscrapers-competition-with-its-dizzying-rooftop-pool/> ISSN 0719-8884
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Exterior Rendered View. Image Courtesy of Tommaso Bernabò Silorata

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