Birds have been flying the same migratory patterns for millennia. When we built our cities, we often built them right where the birds used to fly. Now, the reflections from glass on skyscrapers confuse the birds mid-flight, causing millions of them to
Studio Gang, an architecture firm in Chicago, designed the Aqua Tower. One benefit of the tower's undulating balconies is that they break up the reflections, virtually eliminating birds fro
Other projects from Studio Gang, like a bird-watching center in Calumet, Illinois, use different techniques to distract birds, such as a lattice-work of iron bars that recall a bird's nest.