“It sets a different approach in the design of public space, no longer needing to be large horizontal extension of land, but rather a multilayered metabolism with a softer impact on land consumption, and mimicking better with its urban surroundings, while establishing a highly recognizable landmark in the city,” 100architects wrote on its website.
This is, of course, a prototype and is not actually being built just yet. What do you think of this idea?
Photo credit: 100architects
Main photo: Vertical Square would be a six-floor park in the middle of Times Square.