Gallery: AS+GG’s Aerodynamic Wuhan Greenland Center to be World’s 4th T...

 
Today, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture unveiled their competition winning design for the Wuhan Greenland Center, set to be the world's 4th tallest building. The nearly 2,000-foot eco-tower is an elegantly tapered structure featuring softly rounded corners and a domed top designed to reduce wind resistance and vortex action that builds up around supertall towers. Besides reaching for the sky, the green tower aims to provide for China's ever increasing population, all while reducing energy use and carbon emissions.

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