The race to build the world’s most spectacular skyscraper has reached new heights - and taken a turn in direction.
Designs for ‘The Big Bend’, a slender tower that would transform Manhattan’s skyline, have been unveiled.
Described as the ‘longest building in the world’, the project’s concept drawings reveal a skyscraper reaching an apex then curving back down. And featuring an elevator system that can travel in curves, horizontally and in loops.
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Stretching 4,000ft-long, the glass-lined tower would need to feature an elevator that goes far beyond all current designs.