First look: Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill skyscraper designed to 'confuse the wind'
Design duo reveals a slender scheme for Mumbai's Imperial Tower
Like a giant wing standing on its end, the planned 400-meter-high, 116-story Imperial Tower in Mumbai will feature a slender, rounded form optimized to withstand the area's strong wind currents.
The scheme by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture features dozens of sky gardens notched out of the glass-and-steel facade that, according to the design team, will "confuse the wind."
The firm's competition-winning proposal includes 132 condo units, up to 1,115 square meters in size, along with rental apartments, according to Dezeen.