Creativity in architecture: al-Hamra Tower Kuwait
Time Magazine. "The sculpted skyscraper," the journalist called it. Yes, it looks impressive but why is it an invention? What is so special about it, is that - standing 412 m tall - something had to be created to shield the building from the blistering Arabian weather conditions. The solution was a glass wrapping and a sweeping cut up the south facade covered in lime stone. Talk about creative architects... Skidmore, Owings & Merrill did a great job.