Wednesday, October 2, 2013


Name: Tower Infinity
Salient feature: Will be invisible at eye level during the day and will glow at night
Location: Near Incheon International Airport, Seoul, South Korea

Height: 450m or 1476ft
Site area: 110,400 sq m
Total area: 145,500 sq m (with 2000 parking stalls)

Designer: GDS Architects, US
Owner/Developer: Korea Land Corporation and Cheongna Organization
Completion year: 2014

Building type: Commercial
Purpose: It will house restaurants, 4D movie theatre, 3 observation decks, a roller coaster and a water park

Technology behind the illusion of invisibility:
The tower will be covered with LED screens which can project digital images. 18 weather proof cameras will be placed at 3 different heights on the 6 sides of the buildings to capture real tiny images of the building surroundings. The images will be processed and merged to create a seamless panoramic image that is projected on the LED screens creating the illusion of invisibility.

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