Sky Dragon Apartment
Each apartment ranges from two bedroom to five bedrooms in size and every apartment features a front and back "yard" balcony space planted with grass, plants and flowers. Rooms and different "zones" within each apartment contain raised levels and wall-to-wall storage cabinets which blend with the interior walls. Exterior apartment walls to the south and north are triangulated floor to ceiling glass doors and windows creating a serrated plan pattern which allows more light to be reflected inside and more resistance to winds. The giant globe at the front of the building contains suspended floors inside which contain gymnasium, recreation areas, conference rooms, library, swimming pool, sauna, whirlpools, bathrooms and changing rooms. Small glass plugs in the spherical roof structure let in controlled amounts of natural light and create a "Starry Night" ceiling effect of small glimmering light points at night. A waterfall pours off the walkway balconies of this golden orb and falls into the natural lake below. The lake water is pumped and recycled back up the balcony for continuous recycling. Gold, anodized aluminum sun canopies at the roof level act as shading and rain protection devices to the floors below. Each floor of the building is slightly wider than the previous floor width as you go to the upper levels. This allows rain and moisture to fall free of the balconies below thus preventing moisture build up which is a very common problem to the area. The exterior finishing material is anodized aluminum and textured reflective tile both used for their maintenance-free qualities.
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