Hot Architectural Style: Volcano-esque

Fast Company notes a growing number of green building proposals that look exactly like volcanoes.

Cliff Kuang writes, "In the search for iconic forms, architects often land upon strange solutions. And recently, for some reason, it's been volcanoes. In addition to sharing a common shape, all of them are boasting green bonafides.

Most recently, Njiric+ Arhitekti, a Croatian firm, won a competition to design a sports stadium with a proposal dubbed the Blue Volcano."

Full Story: Fake Volcanos: The Newest Trend in Green Architecture

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