Winners of the Skyscraper Competition
eVolo has announced the winners of the 2010 Skyscraper Competition.The Jury selected 3 winners and 27 special mentions among 430 entries from 42 countries. Globalization, sustainability, flexibility, adaptability, and the digital revolution, were some of the multi-layered elements taken into consideration.
Vertical PrisonThe first place was awarded to a project for a vertical prison designed by architecture students Chow Khoon Toong, Ong Tien Yee, and Beh Ssi Cze, from Malaysia. Their project examines the possibility of creating a prison-city in the sky, where the inmates would live in a “free” and productive community with agricultural fields and factories that would support the host city below.