Author | Jaime RamosThis spring, the most important architecture and design magazine worldwide, eVolo, presented the prestigious skyscraper competition awards. The projects presented in the 2019 edition were, once again, an example of how technological innovation can combine with architectural functionalities capable of combating the problems facing cities today.The jury for the event received 478projects. There were three winners and 27 received honourable mentions. The fundamental sense of this architectural innovation stands out among the winners. Two of the successful projects focused on combating pollution through recycling, either from physical waste or from the air itself.
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