Gallery: Carbon-Free Battersea Power Plant Renovation Gets the Green Li...

The UK's Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment recently granted Rafael Viñoly Architects the green light to roll out a massive eco renovation on London's famous Battersea Power Station. Situated alongside the River Thames, the iconic power
 
The UK's Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment recently granted Rafael Viñoly Architects the green light to roll out a massive eco renovation on London's famous Battersea Power Station. Situated alongside the River Thames, the iconic power plant has been featured in works by The Who, Pink Floyd and The Beatles, and now this cultural touchstone is being retrofitted into a self-sufficent community powered by a zero-carbon energy plant.

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  1. willowdusty@comcast.net March 31, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    Its an amazing structure but its only famous for the Pink Floyd
    album “Animals.” Of course I live here in the states, across the pond if you will. What about an old and derelict coal-smoke spewing electricity plant that is out-dated? Over there in the UK, is there a cult-following for such an old building that was never really designed for anything except energy generation?

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