Gallery: Water-Harvesting Shenlong Tower for Hong Kong Inspired by Myth...

 

Inspired by the spirited ascent of the mythical rain dragon in Chinese mythology, Shenlong Tower not only shows what can be possible when we employ natural processes to industrial endeavours – it is also has the potential to stand as an icon of a renewed national pride. Hong Kong is one of the wealthiest cities in the east partially thanks to its status as one of the busiest ports in world, but it isn’t without its problems – three of the major issues that Hong Kong faces is limited land space, heavy air pollution, and limited fresh water. Shenlong Tower is a self-sustaining visionary skyscraper that addresses these problems while improving Hong Kong’s economy and raising the bar for responsible and intelligent design.

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