Black Tower by Konrad Basan
The work consist of two parts. First one is a theoretical description and reserch in modern, algorithmic / parametric design methods and how they can be applied into practical architectural design. The second part of thesis was a concept design of multifunctional, iconic high-rise building created with described tools.The tower is located in centre of Katowice wich is the capitol of Upper Silesia (biggest industrial region in Poland). The site occur in neighbourhood of two very important city axis / routes, wich makes it most valuable place in whole region. Katowice are currently executing program called: “City Centre Transformation” and it assumptions was taken as a basis in creating funtional and space program for “Black Tower”. The project involves parametric and evironmental design strategies to create a new quality, efficent landmark and architectural symbol of New Katowice.