World’s First Invisible Highrise Granted Permit

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Image Credit: GDS, YUNSEOK/PARK1147

Architects behind the world’s first invisible skyscraper now have a permit to begin construction on a 1,476-foot “invisible” building, according to a press release.

Construction is now set to begin on the Infinity Tower near Incheon International Airport just outside of Seoul, Korea.

GDS Architects, the team behind the project, was, in collaboration with partners, awarded first prize in a national design competition back in April 2011.

“We are pleased that Tower Infinity will boast the third highest observation deck in the world and will become the world’s first “invisible tower” through the use of a sophisticated LED facade system with optical cameras, says Michael Collins, Director at GDS.

Read more about this interesting project and see design images here.