Bjarke Ingels Group’s (BIG) tallest tower is the international firm’s first project in South America and the tallest on the Quito, Ecuador skyline.
Many residents of the 430-foot-tall building on Avenida de los Shyris have apartments that overlook Parque La Carolina, a huge recreational area with volleyball courts and soccer fields. A curving corner offers others a view of the Pichincha volcano in the distance.
The view looking down from the tree-lined terraces to the avenue below. (Pablo Casals Aguirre/Courtesy BIG)
A press release for IQON, as the building is formally known, classified its concrete-clad, stacked volumes as “pixels,” or boxes-for-living-in that rise 32
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