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Denver Union Station by SOM

By : Dennis Franklin | 21 May 2014 8:02 pm | Other

The historic Union Station in Denver, Colorado is a Beaux Arts project which is located on the edge of the central business district of the city and it was expanded by the SOM architectural practice so that it would become a major regional transportation hub. 20 acres of the former rail yards were converted into an urban transit district which directs light rail, commuter and intercity rail, as well as bicycles, bus routes and pedestrian pathways. The central point in…

Shaoxing City Tower by SOM

By : Dennis Franklin | 14 Jan 2014 6:43 pm | Skyscrapers

The Shaoxing City in the Zhejiang Province of China received a new skyscraper on its skyline designed by the architect Liu Xisang from SOM who took his inspiration for the project from the ancient glasses of wine called Jiu Zun. The tower has a height 137 meters and it is divided into four horizontal layers with the first eighteen floors sloping inwards and the rest of the volume tapering out. The tower has mixed uses and it will contain commercial…




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