Gallery: First Skyscraper With Built-In Wind Turbines Opens in London!

 
The Strata is the first of three towers in to be built in the Elephant and Castle area along with other planned developments, which are expected to regenerate the inner-city neighborhood.

Designed by BFLS (formerly known as Hamiltons), the Strata is a 43-story architectural wonder that already has a distinct and recognizable profile in the London skyline. Oriented to take advantage of the prevalent south-west winds, the tower has commanding views into the heart of downtown. With floor-to-ceiling windows, views from each apartment are said to be spectacular, and the architects did their best to incorporate daylighting and natural ventilation with operable windows, even high up in the penthouse.

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  1. printable gerber baby f... October 4, 2011 at 8:25 pm

    this can be so gorgeous.

  2. "Wind Lens" Turbines Co... August 2, 2010 at 4:05 pm

    [...] about traditional tri-blade wind turbines — the ultra-efficient turbine of the future might look completely different if Kyushu [...]

  3. clumma July 25, 2010 at 11:36 pm

    A building that’s 1/12th sustainable! Hooray for wind turbines!

  4. archonic July 22, 2010 at 3:37 pm

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