Gallery: Fierce Solar-Powered Eco Tower is Perfect for Hot Climates

 

This spiraling hollow structure is an exploration into a new prototype for a sustainable tower that may become a necessity if the planet heats up even more than it already is. Wrapped in a thin membrane of solar cells, the tower generates power for interior uses, while water is collected on the facade and then stored in a cistern underground. Not only is the tower’s appearance striking, it also combines residential, office, commercial, and growing space with renewable energy generation, water collection and a sophisticated cooling system.

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  1. Nicole Su January 14, 2011 at 3:04 am

    Beautiful. Totally sublime. The designers must be geniuses.

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