Smart Highrise Studio

Research Overview

Research with emphasis on investigating what the year 2050 could offer towards the urban context. This research was used by studio 09 to help design projects with the possible new changes and technologies of 2050 in mind.

This research would offer a baseline for designing skyscrapers of the future. New technologies and solutions towards our current global problems would also be the leading design considerations. This information allows us to research more deeply within Philadelphia’s Urban Context. In addition, this research drives our Philadelphia map development which is organized based on the topic of research.