Tensegrity structure (general form of geodesic domes), which has tension and compression lines, none of which touch.

Tensegrity structure (general form of geodesic domes), which has tension and compression lines, none of which touch.

J.B. Bakema. Observation tower ‘Euromast’, Rotterdam, 1958. NAi Collection / MAQV 1144  Bakema designed the 125-meter observation tower on the occasion of the first international horticulture exhibition "Floriade", (Rotterdam, 1960). He based his idea for the structure on the Wolkenbügel projects by El Lissitzky in the 1920s. The municipal council wanted to erect a structure that reflected the pride of the city of Rotterdam. Bakema's design was never realized though.

J.B. Bakema. Observation tower ‘Euromast’, Rotterdam, 1958. NAi Collection / MAQV 1144 Bakema designed the 125-meter observation tower on the occasion of the first international horticulture exhibition "Floriade", (Rotterdam, 1960). He based his idea for the structure on the Wolkenbügel projects by El Lissitzky in the 1920s. The municipal council wanted to erect a structure that reflected the pride of the city of Rotterdam. Bakema's design was never realized though.

Twisting observation tower

Twisting observation tower could be built in an Italian forest

Proposal for a wooden viewing tower near Bruneck, northern Italy. By: Architects Anton Pramstrahler and Alex Niederkofler.

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The Murturm tower near Gosdorf in Austria is a lookout tower at the "European Green Belt", the naturated, former east/west border.

12 torres de observación, para proteger la Realm

12 Lookout Towers to Protect the Realm


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