Vertical Times

Shanghai-based design firm 100architects knows just how busy NYC’s Times Square can get, so they created “Vertical Times”. It consists of six pods – Sky Bar, Sky Restaurant, Sky Garden, Hammock Plaza, Ball Pool, and a Carousel Playground – that extend up to a height of 55-meters, lightening foot traffic, without comprising available retail space. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Vertical Times
Vertical Times
Vertical Times
Vertical Times
Vertical Times

“Vertical Times is planned as follows. the first two platforms (closest to ground level), would feature recreation areas dedicated to children’s activities, such as a ball pit or playground. Located above is a hammock plaza – I can only imagine the drastic measures required to secure a spot – followed by a sky garden in the fourth pod. Finally, the top two will host a restaurant and sky bar, which are the concept’s commercial components,” reports Design Boom.