A single family house may often have been considered as a very small pixel within any urban context, but the fact is, on average more than fifty percent of the urban fabric is being shaped by these tiny small pixels. It is well said by Tadao Ando: “The house is the building type that can change society.” Thus, this is how a client, a developer, a builder, an architect, or a designer could or should be responsible and willingly participate in a collective effort to shape a better urban context.
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Architects: rzlbd Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Project Team: Reza Aliabadi, Ladan Niknam, Lailee Soleimani Project Manager: Amin Sheivari Project Year: 2012 Photographs: Courtesy of Atelier rzlbd
The Nunavut Tower by rzlbd is a structure that aims to fulfill the human desire to conquer gravity, while challenging the modern notion of skyscrapers as vertical extrusions of a two-dimensional layout on the ground. The desire is to design a skyscraper in which each space is tailored to the inhabitant.
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