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70-Story Tower Inspired by Marilyn Monroe’s ‘Flying Skirt’ Planned for Downtown LA

Arch Daily

14 February 2019

Eric Baldwin

A new mixed-use tower by Sydney-based practice Koichi Takada Architects has been designed for downtown Los Angeles. With the potential to rise as high as 70 stories, the project was inspired by California’s redwood trees and Marilyn Monroe’s iconic wind-swept skirt. Dubbed Sky Trees, the project will include clustered towers clad in timber mullions that transformed into free-flowing wooden awnings at the base of the project.

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