Lidija Grozdanic

Hyper Filter Skyscraper Inhales Greenhouse Gases and Exhales Pure Oxygen

by , 03/26/14


With current air pollution levels in global cities, harmful substances spread over hundreds of kilometers and convert entire regions and even countries into pollution sources. This skyscraper was designed as a solution for regional air pollution problem. Located in the big cities between skyscrapers surrounded by busy traffic roads, stations and factories, the structure soaks up CO2 and other harmful gases and releases clear concentrated oxygen into the atmosphere.

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The envelope was designed to provide proportional clean air emissions to the over-building space. The external skin populated with pipe-filters maintains temperature balance throughout the building and inhaled harmful substances are divided into reservoirs for future use in construction and chemical industry.

+ 2014 eVolo Skyscraper Competition

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  1. bthinker bthinker March 27, 2014 at 11:35 pm

    Something else soaks up pollutants and if done correctly can be food grade carbons, what was that again, they called um….Plants

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