Gallery: Foster + Partners’ Index Tower Takes Top Honors for Keeping it...

 
The south side is covered in shade-providing overhangs that run the entire length of the façade, blocking any direct sunlight. The shallow profile and columnless interior allows the office spaces to still receive natural light throughout.

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  1. lazyreader June 16, 2011 at 8:06 am

    This building looks an awful lot like a building in Chicago. Even when we fear climate change we look to solutions that are at least a slightest bit helpful. But why do that, I’ve been contesting climate change is increasingly natural.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/20110614/sc_space/sunsfadingspotssignalbigdropinsolaractivity

  2. arcilook June 16, 2011 at 5:52 am

    Some great ideas over there! Death to air conditioning!

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