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

 
Since energy conservation is the theme and focus of the building, almost every aspect of the design reflects this. The first step that Zon-e took to conserve energy, is by maximizing the usage of natural light, cutting down on electricity costs. To do so, the plan of the building is a series of layers, which let light flow freely from space to space.

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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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