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GORGEOUS GLASS-CLAD OFFICE BUILDING IN LUXEMBOURG This gleaming home to the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg certainly doesn't look like your everyday average office building. The glass-cad exterior, environmentally conscious and energy-efficient
 

GORGEOUS GLASS-CLAD OFFICE BUILDING IN LUXEMBOURG

This gleaming home to the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg certainly doesn't look like your everyday average office building. The glass-cad exterior, environmentally conscious and energy-efficient design and office layout that promotes interaction and communication took first place in the Emilio Ambasz Prize for Green Architecture for International Buildings. Designed by Düsseldorf-based Ingenhoven Architects, the innovative building has both winter and summer gardens and has achieved a rating of “very good” under the UK’s Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM).

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  1. Inhabitat Reader Builds... September 22, 2010 at 5:15 pm

    […] affordable homes after a stint at a design firm in the states. Now, instead of sitting in a cubicle, he spends his time developing affordable housing schemes and putting them into action. He’s […]

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  3. EKK September 8, 2010 at 11:42 am

    These are really incredible, we hope to share with you our green office spaces as well as homes and resort upon completion of The Resort at Isla Palenque, a Panama island property we have been planning for and working on for two years now – while camping out. All of our design will be sustainable and integrated into the jungle scape – hello working from paradise. Thanks for the inspiration as always.

  4. mcarney September 7, 2010 at 10:39 pm

    I think this new idea that combines the office with design and going green is very fascinating. This concept could take going to work to a whole different level and the fact that it also involves being eco-friendly and energy efficient, gives the entire trend more purpose.

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