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Last edited 13 Sep 2017
ICONE Tower, Manila
Designed in collaboration with landscape architects SLA and BuroHappold Engineering, the Shard-like tower rises as a dramatic spire from a large public plaza, and is intended to become a new icon on the Manila skyline, as well as reinforcing the sense of evolution in terms of traditional Filipino architecture.
According to the architects:
Illustrations: Henning Larsen
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