Designed by Chinese architecture firm MAD, Absolute Towers, also known as the “Twisted” skyscrapers, has been completed after six-years of construction. They’re located in the city of Mississauga in Ontario. The two towers stand at about 492 and 557 feet, respectively. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.
Here’s what MAD founder Ma Yansong has to say: “The concept of the tower at the beginning was very simple. We just wanted to make something organic but different, more natural and more soft and not something too strong that would remind people of money or power. Lots of cities like this are happening in China, just repeating the modern urban typology and always making square towers. We were thinking; how about reversing that? So we don’t treat architecture as a product, or an artificial volume or space. It’s more like a landscape.”