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A+D's SOUPERgreen Rethinks the Los Angeles Landscape With Cutting Edge Sustainable Tech

by , 04/12/11

A+D Museum, SOUPERgreen, SOUPERgreen INconversation, David Hertz, Wes Jonas, Randolph Ruiz, Aryan Omar, Doug Jackson, Steven Purvis, Green Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, Urban Design

Doug Jackson’s Uneasy Green building makes use of renewable technologies to realign its users with the rhythms of nature. The design is a parasitic addition to an existing skyscraper on Wilshire Boulevard, and is cantilevered on the building’s roof. Its display panels are illustrated by an anime-style comic, where two doves narrate the building’s features to a naïve cartoon girl. The building’s sunscreen is made of flexible solar panels that react to sunlight and wind, creating a constant change of view and power production that takes direct cues from the weather.

To see all the designs in person, check out the A+D museum in Los Angeles before SOUPERgreen ends on the 14th of April.

photos @ Brandon Shigeta and Jones, Partners: Architects

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