Gallery: Super Futuristic Noain City Hall is a Plant-Covered Building T...

 
Noain City Hall, designed by Zon-e Arquitectos was designed from the ground up to accentuate its state of the art passive and active energy saving systems. The futuristic building has a double skinned façade encased with a metal exoskeleton, with bright foliage sprouting through. The innovative building looks more like a nature reserve than a stuffy governmental building - we hope that other cities take note!

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  1. DiogoFreire July 27, 2011 at 12:19 pm

    The building looks amazing. I’m glad they’ve incorporated energy conservation measures in its design and construction. Some of these can and should be considered for existing buildings and houses – you don’t need a brand new futuristic home! I know for a fact geothermal systems can be used to provide heating and cooling in single family homes. My friend Howard recently installed his and posted a video on youtube to share how it turned out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIqjghyW7e0

  2. lazyreader July 27, 2011 at 8:26 am

    Super futuristic indeed. Don’t confuse that webbing of bars as a trellis, there not. It’s prison simulator. It looks more like the not so secret headquarters of Orwell’s thought police.

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