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Revolutionall World up for 2016 Futura architecture award

Revolutionall World has been shortlisted for the prestigious MIPIM Best Futura Project award at the 2016 ceremony in Cannes, France.

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The award winning designer and architect Scott Lawrie of Curious Architects, penned the design after being inspired by the Tesla induction coil pioneered by Nikola Tesla in 1887.

 

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The design came from a simple brief for the new and groundbreaking Revolutionall World. CEO, John Curtis said “make it an organic shape, sustainable and able to be run in a carbon neutral way with just a little hint of “magic” in the design”. From Scott’s pen came the most wonderfully organic and carbon neutral building, set to wake up the world to the joys of better and low emission transport.

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Scott Lawrie has previously won both the Dean’s List Award and an American Institute of Architect’s Design Award.

John Curtis, Chief Executive of Revolutionall World has never hidden his admiration for Scott’s work. “Scott and the team at Curious are incredible. We gave them what felt like a vague and difficult to interpret general direction and off they went. What they have delivered is nothing short of staggering”

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The awards are made a little over a week away and Scott will be in Cannes just in case Revolutionall World scoops it’s first award. He may also drink a glass or two of well earned bubbly.

Video of Revolutionall World, Scotland.

It is envisaged that the centres will be rolled out globally, over the next 5 years and be a centre piece for each host country’s journey towards low emission transport and clean green journeys.