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Old September 7th, 2012, 02:15 PM   #21
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41-story building in rural Yamagata, Japan.

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Only in Japan
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Old September 10th, 2012, 09:06 PM   #22
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Some rural highrises also serve as hubs for economic activity that benefit surrounding communities.

Here's an example of how a derelict silo is transformed into modern living and commercial space:

Denmark, Rural High-Rise Siloetten Arhus Design by C. F. Moller Architects


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Alternative to standard apartments or to detached suburban sprawl, and are a mix of single storey flats and maisonettes, meaning that even the lower levels fully get to enjoy the views, and that no two flats are the same. This unusual structure with its protrusions and displacements provides all of the apartments with generous outdoor spaces, and views of Aarhus Bay and the city itself. Similarly, every apartment enjoys sunlight in the morning, mid-day and evening, whether placed to the north or south of the silo structure.

At the foot of the silo, a new ‘village centre’ is created, with a public space surrounded by a mix-use complex with shops, supermarket and terraced housing, and a green park containing small allotments for the residents. The actual silo contains staircases and lifts, and provides the base of a common roof terrace. Around the tower, the apartments are built up upon a steel structure in eye-catching forms which protrude out into the light and the landscape – a bit like Lego bricks. Many towns in Denmark have centrally located industrial silos; most are no longer in use, but continue to visually dominate the local skyline. This is also the case in the town of Lřgten north of Aarhus, where the former silo complex has been transformed into a ‘rural

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Old September 11th, 2012, 02:13 AM   #23
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Old September 13th, 2012, 08:41 PM   #24
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Apha Tomamu, Tomamu, Japan

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Old March 12th, 2013, 02:14 PM   #26
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I don't thing the building is in rural area, not even a suburb. Surely the shooting site is rurul, but the direction of the shooting to toward the city as you can see a lot other buildings on the background.
indeed its not rural at all its in the middle of a 100K city
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Old March 12th, 2013, 02:15 PM   #27
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Old March 14th, 2013, 12:49 PM   #29
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japan rural skyscraper i like it

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high rise in the center of the protected forest in subic town
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Old March 15th, 2013, 11:08 PM   #30
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Apha Tomamu, Tomamu, Japan
Another ski resort with towers: les Menuires in France

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Old March 20th, 2013, 10:03 AM   #31
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Kind of Rural.

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Old March 21st, 2013, 10:22 AM   #32
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There is no more sky scrappers in rural areas...
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Old March 22nd, 2013, 12:04 AM   #33
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Old March 22nd, 2013, 12:09 AM   #34
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I know a tower in Japan that looks a lot like this one, but it's close to the water and this one isn't.
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Old March 22nd, 2013, 02:31 AM   #35
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that's no skyscraper.
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japan rural skyscraper i like it

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tita this is so sick.. i haven't known about this one..thanks..
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that one in japan is so cool..
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OMG, these are hot!
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I found this, but i am not sure if there should be build a whole new city next to it. It is the Gateway in Ras Al-Khaimah image hosted on flickr

Snohetta in Ras Al Khaima von journal3_cours_architecture_USTO auf Flickr
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