A unique collaboration has produced a "superblock" structure in the city of Lyon.

Five architects have collaborated in a unique way to bring a touch of architectural innovation to the French city of Lyon. The building is divided into five parts, each architect designing a portion of the entire building. The building is known both as “The Lyon Confluence project” or simply “The Monolith.” Far from looking like a uniform structure, the mixed-use building is made of diverse materials, including glass and wood, and this is apparent from the facade.

Heading the project is Dutch architect, Erick van Egeraat. In a statement giving some insight into the process:

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