The DNA Towers | Abu Dhabi - the twin towers will comprise both residences and offices facing the ocean, affording spectacular views. The towers are seemingly joined at the top by a lopping structure of glass and steel. Love this building. Visit Bone Yard Bakery for all those gourmet organic free dog treats www.boneyardbakery.net
Spertus Institute, Michigan Avenue, Chicago. This building features interconnected interior spaces and a one-of-a-kind, ten-story faceted window wall built from 726 individual pieces of glass in 556 different shapes. A 6700 square-foot green roof (planted with special vegetation) manages storm water, absorbs air pollution, and keeps the building cool in the summer.
Then you should head over to Tod’s, an Italian footwear retailer, on Tokyo’s Ometesando boulevard. At the very least, act like you’re shopping while taking in the grandeur of its ornate facade that branches out like a concrete tree, covering and supporting its six floors of overpriced loafers. In creating the shop, the architects had but 33 feet of street frontage to grab shoppers’ attentions with, opting to partially conceal and entice the public with a kind of concrete lingerie.