1. Canakkale Antenna

The winning design, from a collaboration between IND (Inter.National.Design), Powerhouse Company  and the consulting firm ABT, is a unique structure that not only makes a case for local icon status, but also manages to respect the city and site while creating unexpected public space. Architect Felix Madrazo said the challenge was about respecting people’s increased awareness and sensitivity to topology and geography.

“We wanted to do something that was recognizable but with restraint,” he says. “As subtle as possible.”

Photo from Powerhouse Company  Photo 1 of 5 in Surprisingly Subtle 300-Foot Radio Tower