Rotating Building

Imagine a residential building where everyone gets to experience the sweeping views of the top floor, but the hustle and bustle of the ground floor. Introducing “Turn to the Future”. This innovative building by designer Shin Kuo boasts a system of movable living units that gradually descend along a spiral track around the perimeter of the building. An internal crane lifts units that have reached the bottom back up top, with a full rotation taking a little over 2-months. Continue reading for a video and more information.

Rotating Building Spiral
Rotating Building Spiral

According to my research, urbanization has become a big trend in the world. Because of that, buildings will become higher and higher, and more and more people who live in the lower floors of buildings will get their view blocked.

Based on the results from both the Asian and the American market research, there is a [difference] in sales or rental prices between the lower floor units and higher floor units in the same building.

In the future, all the top floors of buildings will be owned by people with very high incomes and the middle to lower income people will only have a limited view from their living spaces.

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