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

 
Additionally, the entre façade, aside from the windows, are a translucent skin, which glow at night, and let filtered light in during the day. The exoskeleton encases the translucent skin, made from steel bars, it acts as a sun shade and reduces solar impact. The grid comes alive with varying colors of foliage, that weave in and out and will eventually overtake the façade.

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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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