“The former facade is left orphaned from the rest of the built environment, large metal pins carefully holding it at arm’s length from the new building. Its windows are not only blank and empty, but out of kilter with those added behind.” Caroline’s Miscellany: London’s ugliest example of facadism?
Hearst Tower, NYC - The atrium features escalators which run through a 3-story water sculpture titled Icefall, a wide waterfall built with thousands of glass panels, which cools and humidifies the lobby air. The water element is complemented by a 70-foot-tall (21 m) fresco painting titled Riverlines by artist Richard Long.
Gallery of Abu Dhabi Central Market / Foster + Partners - 4