Sky´s the Limit

The ongoing exhibition Sky´s the Limit at the Utzon Center in Aalborg, Denmark, opens up for the fascination of the most beautiful high-rise structures in the world created by Skidmore, Owings & Merill (SOM), in the creative meeting between engineers and architects. SOM was founded in 1936 and have completed more than 10 000 projects in 50 countries. They are known for iconic buildings,- skyscrapers like the Sears Tower, John Hancock, One World Trade Center in New York, as well as the world´s tallest building Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Among some latest projects is Karlatårnet in Gothenburg, which will be Scandinavia´s tallest building when it is completed in 2020. The exhibition at the Utzon Center will run until January 15.


bilde1Burj Khalifa, Dubai. Photo: Nick Merrick.© Hedrich Blessing.

bilde8Sky´s the Limit – SOM – The Enginering of Architecture. © 2016.
bilde7Sky´s the Limit – SOM – The Enginering of Architecture. © 2016.bilde4John Hancock Center, Chicago. Photo: Ezra Stoller. © Esto.

bilde5JTI Headquarters, Geneve, Switzerland. © Hufton+Crow.

bilde6Karlatårnet, Gothenburg, Sweden. © Pixelflakes – Courtesy SOM.