marina bay sands; a glimpse

by andfuturedust

My recent travels allowed me to explore this architectural intrigue,

Expensive beyond compare, this mega-hotel and casino spared nothing in its search for ‘icon’ status

Moshe Safdie was the architect behind the unique form, which super-engineer firm ARUP described as one of the hardest projects they had ever worked on. The large, column free lobby area of the three towers was achieved by transferring the load to the outer wall of the building, no mean feat when one of the walls is gently leaning.

 

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Arguably a great engineering and commercial example of the power of a building, 

images // me

 

 

 

 

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