Project: QEII Square Redesign, 2014
Location: Tāmaki Makaurau
The Tower of Babble is a 200m tall tower that would make education a centre-point of the city and its skyline. Challenging the typical hierarchy of tertiary architecture, program is distributed throughout the tower on a continuously ramping floor plate - which could theoretically continue to grow as required (cf the Tower of Babel). Supplemented by a new public square, underground and low-rise above-ground retail and a market lane the site would become the heart of the city, constantly moving and changing.