Rippling high-rise building

Aqua tower

Aqua Tower

Day 31 - Aqua by Night

View from Balcony

Aqua Tower

Part skyscraper and part sculpture, the tower appropriately named Aqua has a rippling effect with waves of balconies and windows appearing like vertical bodies of water on its facade. The contemporary design garnered awards for American architect Jeanne Gang and the Studio Gang Architects. For $300 million, the 82-story building was completed within 2 years in downtown Chicago located near Lake Michigan.

Photos from Filippo Secchi, Endika Lazkano Iriondo, WallyFlood, Londer, and ifmuth.