Gallery: Terraced LEED Platinum Tower is Wrapped in Greenery

 

HKS Inc has proposed a soaring LEED platinum tower for India that is designed to effortlessly blend the indoors and outdoors. Dubbed the ITC Corporate Tower, the breathing white building features a double façade system that integrates balconies and a green zone to help keep the intense Bangalore sun from overheating the inside. The form of the building is inspired by local Dravidian Temples from ages past, and its advanced set of green building strategies signal a bright future for sustainable design in the burgeoning nation.

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  1. Lucas Gray November 10, 2010 at 2:10 pm

    I love the terraced gardens. This project would probably do well at the Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction – http://on.fb.me/holcim-awards

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