this skyscraper proposes to hide cryptocurrency mining inside a water theme park in tehran
 

this skyscraper proposes to hide cryptocurrency mining inside a water theme park in tehran

for an entry to the 2019 evolo skyscraper competition, a team of designers have envisioned the ‘post – JCPOA tower: crypto-park’ in response to U.S sanctions on iran. imagined for a site on top of the abbas abbad hill in tehran, the project proposes to create a cryptocurrency mining tower under the cover of a secondary function – a water theme park. in face of a struggling economy, the design intends to offer an alternative solution to bypass the strict sanctions that have been placed upon the country.

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exterior view of the tower

 

 

the design team – composed of ilia attarpour, dadbeh mohebbi gilani, ramtin taherian, nashid nabian and behzad khorram – has imagined the tower to rise above the city at an impressive height of 1837 ft (560 meters). the structure of the tower is left somewhat exposed by glazed façades, allowing spectators to see the flumes and swimming pools that make up the leisure park. underneath this infrastructure, the design houses a hidden hi-tech facility that is intended to mine crypto-currencies, day in, day out and all year long.

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close-up view

 

 

creating an unforgettable image on the landscape of tehran, the tower aims to be a symbol of resistance against the international politics that has placed sanctions and embargoes upon the country. by adopting a very radical approach, the project aims to convey the problems facing iran’s economy, not only to emphasize the current social climate but also to explore the subjects which architecture can tackle and provide fresh solutions for.

this skyscraper hides cryptocurrency mining inside a water theme park in tehran designboom
perspective section

this skyscraper hides cryptocurrency mining inside a water theme park in tehran designboom
isometric view of the structure

this skyscraper hides cryptocurrency mining inside a water theme park in tehran designboom
section through the skyscraper

this skyscraper hides cryptocurrency mining inside a water theme park in tehran designboom

the different elements of the tower

this skyscraper hides cryptocurrency mining inside a water theme park in tehran designboom

the algorithm

this skyscraper hides cryptocurrency mining inside a water theme park in tehran designboom

the system

this skyscraper hides cryptocurrency mining inside a water theme park in tehran designboom

the proposed site

this skyscraper hides cryptocurrency mining inside a water theme park in tehran designboom

economic isolation

 

 

project info:

 

project name: ‘post- JCPOA tower: crypto-park’

project location: tehran, iran

status: concept

design team: ilia attarpour, dadbeh mohebbi gilani, ramtin taherian with special thanks to nashid nabian and behzad khorram

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: lynne myers | designboom

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