Gallery: Mexico City’s Manuel Gea Gonzalez Hospital Has an Ornate Doubl...

The Hospital Manuel Gea Gonzalez is used to helping Mexico City’s sick, but the new façade of the Torre de Especialidades is also helping the environment. A hive-like double skinned façade made of Elegant Embellishments' prosolve370e modules has been installed to help clean up the city’s polluted air. The decorative façade is both functional and fashionable, helping to soak up air pollution and creating a better quality of life.

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  1. cleansing April 29, 2013 at 5:42 am

    Amazing. Thank for sharing.

  2. Macphukoffauth April 21, 2013 at 10:16 pm

    Meh. ABS-based stuff painted with syperhydrophilic (soapy-feeling; that has to be killing the free radical efficiency) titania coating. No matter, since they have to recoat the facade in 5-10 years like any painted facade stuff. Does it really cut glare? ‘Coz no photos are there about that.

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