Following our story on SOM's contorted Cayan Tower in Dubai, here's a roundup of twisted skyscrapers from the Dezeen archives.
Danish firm BIG are behind a few of the twisted buildings on Dezeen. The most recent is The Grove at Grand Bay, a 20-storey residential development for Miami.
These curvaceous twisting skyscrapers by Beijing firm MAD in Mississauga, Canada, have been dubbed the "Marylyn Monroe towers" by local residents.
Daniel Libeskind says the three Dancing Towers he's designed as part of his Yongsan International Business District masterplan for Seoul are inspired by the movements of a Korean Buddhist dance.
More from BIG: this time the 150-metre-high Beach and Howe St. skyscraper for downtown Vancouver that turns away from the adjacent motorway flyover.
This twisted residential tower clad in zinc-coated steel is part of the Huntingdon Estate mixed use development proposal in Shoreditch, London, by AL_A.
UNStudio's 60-storey Raffles City Hangzhou building with two twisting towers near the Qiantang River in China is due for completion next year.
- 2+2 Houses by Tank Architectes
- Astrup Fearnley Museet by Renzo Piano Bu…ilding Workshop
- China Design Now by Tonkin Liu
- Klein Bottle House by McBride Charles Ry…an
- RIBA Manser Medal shortlist
- Malta's 20-storey outdoor lift was desig…ned to look "like an old building"
- Vaulted brick primary school built on a …Mali plain by Levs Architecten
- Forest Chapel by Hironaka Ogawa
- "In the future we might print not only b…uildings, but entire urban sections"
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