Water Purifying Skyscraper Cleans up Jakarta’s Rivers

by , 03/08/10

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As the river and its banks are converted into a new ecosystem, the slums along the river will be removed and the people living there will be relocated into the skyscraper’s low-income housing units. Elevators inside the structure will be powered via the Archimedes principle of vessels – the vessel will move up or down based upon their specific gravity. Additionally, the structure will be powered with wind turbines and a solar system placed on the roof, making the building completely self-sustaining in terms of energy and water.

+ Ciliwung Recovery Project

+ eVolo Skyscraper Competition

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