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Enter the Dragon: Architects unveil twin Korean towers with lizard-like 'scales' of glass

Post Time:May 11,2012Classify:Industry NewsView:66

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architectureunveiled design plans for the "Dancing Dragons," a supertall pair of towers in the Yongsan International Business District of Seoul, South Korea.The buildings consist of slender, sharply angled mini-towers cantilevered around a central core, andfeature a dramatic series of diagonal cuts that create living spaces that float beyond the structure, according to a May 11 article from the Daily Mail.

Dancing Dragons' scale-like skin actually 'breathes," according to the article. Gaps between its overlapping panels feature operable 600-mm vents through which air can circulate, it reports.

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