We can, on a day of a skyscraper that looks like a snake?
Recently released concept designs by the Russian businessman and futurist Vasily Klyukin show an incredible and very special building.
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The name “Asian Cobra Tower,” the structure would contain offices or apartments, according to Klyukin, the website. Although the actual size of the concept of the building is unknown, the website said that the snake’s open jaws could serve as a restaurant or nightclub that would overlook the city.
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The building is light would change colors according to Klyukin, similar to a snake sheds its skin.
In the local legends and generally accepted folklore, snakes are often seen as symbols of protection, wisdom, and eternal life. “Snakes and dragons are guardians of the threshold, temples, wealth, esoteric knowledge, and all lunar gods,” Klyukin wrote on his website.
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“The diamond-shaped pattern on the back of the snake is the symbol of Yang and Yin, duality and the unification of the Sun and the Moon, the masculine and feminine principles, the reconciliation of opposites, and androgyny,” he added.
Other concept designs by Klyukin, author of the novel “Collective Mind,” a woman-shaped skyscraper also known as “Venus” and a huge jaguar-shaped building.