China’s Taller Tower Will Be Sustainable

By on December 2nd, 2008

Tuesday, December 2, 2008 5:23

The China’s tallest tower will have 632 meters and will be sustainable, announced the architects from Gensler who manages the project.

The giant tower will incorporate public gardens, will generate power using wind turbines and will collect and reuse the rain water.

The tower will be composed to 9 cylindrical buildings piled on top of each other and surrounded by an inner facade. On the outside, these will be covered by an additional facade, triangle, and in the space between the two facades will be designed public gardens.

The tower will be multifunctional, providing space for offices, restaurants and shops, and will be built in the new financial and commercial pole, Luijiazui from Shanghai. The tower construction is expected to end in 2014.

        

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