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BIG proposes 500-foot observation tower for San Diego

7/23/19 – BIG proposes 500-foot observation tower for San Diego

Archinect News By Antonio Pacheco

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and developers 1HWY1 have proposed a 500-foot cylindrical observation tower for San Diego’s waterfront Central Embarcadero as part of a massive $2.4 billion Seaport San Diego project.

The part-hotel, part-theme park development could include 385 hotel rooms, a 170,822-square-foot “vertical aquarium,” and other retail, office, and leisure spaces, according to a recent report from The San Diego Union-Tribune.

The proposal, which will have to undergo extensive environmental review and be approved by the California Coastal Commission, is not without controversy…Read More>

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