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It’s called Earthscraper-It’s basically an inverted skyscraper

Problem:  You cannot build on top of  Zocalo, Mexico City’s vast central square

Solution:  Ok. Don’t build up–build down. Dig deep and build an inverted skyscraper far below the earth.

Who: Mexican Architect,  Emelio Barjau

What: It’s called an Earthscraper, a 65-storey pyramid that tips out 300 metres below the surface. So far, it’s only an idea — there are no plans to build — but one that is creating a buzz around the world. That’s what I call thinking out of the box.

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3 thoughts on “It’s called Earthscraper-It’s basically an inverted skyscraper

  1. Just saw this today! Pretty ambitious, but they would need TONS of natural light to get in there, otherwise it’ll result in some really dreary spaces at the lower floors.

    I personally love this idea, I’ve always been an underground architecture fan.

    Posted by dehahs | October 11, 2011, 2:06 am

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  1. Pingback: BNKR Arquitectura plans “Earthscraper” « MEXICOCITYLIFE - October 12, 2011

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