eVolo Magazine is conducting Skyscraper Competition since 2006 to recognize the skyscraper designs made up using new technologies and materials. Winners of the 2011 Skyscraper Competition were announced yesterday by eVolo Magazine. The jury comprised of the world famous architects and designers who selected 3 winners and 32 honorable mentions. 95 different countries from 5 continents participated and submitted 715 projects altogether to eVolo Magazine.
The first and the second places were captured by designers from France while third position was captured by a designer from UK.
LO2P: Delhi Recycling Center won the first prize. Designed by Julien Combes, Gaël Brulé from France, it will focus on cleaning Delhi’s air with the help of multi-greenhouse made up of recycled material.
Flat Tower won the second prize. Again designed by French designers Yoann Mescam, Paul-Eric Schirr-Bonnans, Xavier Schirr-Bonnans. This will be a dome like structure of medium height to contain all the facilities that a small town is supposed to have. The structure has been designed for the city of Rennes, France, in an old industrial area while the design can be used for any medium sized city around the world.
Re-imagining the Hoover Dam won the third place. Designed by Yheu-Shen Chua from United Kingdom this will be a redesigning of the Hoover Dam in the United States. The new design will allow the visitors to watch the water from the upstream river, through a series of containers.