Gallery: URBAN TREE: Floating Solar Mega Cubes in the Sky

 
The Urban Tree is a skyscraper composed of a series of "floating" cubes clustered together and sprouting from steel "stems." Designed by green architecture firm Geotectura, the futuristic building would feature greenhouse platforms at every level and be clad in photovoltaic panels all around in order to collect solar energy. While adding much useful space and an impactful silhouette to a city skyline, the building's tree-like design allows it to keep a relatively minimal footprint on the ground.

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  1. Malik Ateeq January 29, 2011 at 8:37 am

    These greenry is looking very beautiful and mostly people like
    his very much.

  2. havelec November 4, 2010 at 1:51 am

    http://www.havenbrow.co.uk
    I like the idea, but as for the acceptance … that’s a different issue.

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