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Incredible U-Shaped Skyscraper In New York Is Unveiled And It’s Beyond Our Imagination

When the first skyscraper appeared in Chicago in 1884, it was seen as the world’s most daring build and was the marvel of its day. Now, they have become pinnacles of the New York skyline and it is hard to imagine what the cities of America would look like without them. Modern skyscrapers have more stories than our ancestors could have dreamed but is there anywhere left for them to go? According to Oiio Studio, there is and that way is back down again.

Sound crazy? You may be right but that hasn’t stopped the world-renowned design team frustrated by the city’s land usage restrictions. They have designed The Big Bend, a curved skyscraper that with literally go up, curve and then go back down again in a hairpin shape. If their plans come to fruition, The Big Bend will end up becoming the longest building in the world, surpassing even Dubai’s Burj Khalifa in total length. It will truly be an architectural achievement as well as an elegant way of saving space.

Will it work out? Plans have only just been unveiled and we don’t know when this mighty design will arrive in Manhattan. However, one thing is for sure- the skyline will certainly never be the same afterwards!

This is the skyscraper that is planned for 57th Street in Manhattan, New York City.

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The building, which if built, will be the longest building in the world and this is how it will work, bending the building to fit more stories in one place.

 

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This shows how. The Big Bend will be the longest at 4000ft long, longer than the Burj Khalifa at 2722ft.

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Inside the elevator system will be based around loops and curves to allow people to scale its unique shape.

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This is what the inside will look like. The shape of the building will not compromise on it’s space though the skyscraper will be used for investments instead of homes.

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“If we manage to bend our structure instead of bending the zoning rules of New York we would be able to create one of the most prestigious buildings in Manhattan.” The website of oiio Studio proudly declares. To make a build like this a reality would be a feat indeed.

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Hopefully we will see this structure being brought to the skyline of New York very soon.

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