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The BEI-Teesside Biomass Power Station

By: Katherine Vong - Published:   Updated: Jul 18 2011 • References: thomasheatherwick & dezeen
The bank of the river Tees in the UK will soon have a unique and magnificent landmark: the BEI-Teesside biomass power station. The BEI-Teesside is a building designed by London designer Thomas Heatherwick, which will provide power to over 50,000 homes in the area.

An eco-friendly structure featuring curving exterior panels planted with indigenous grasses, the amazing BEI-Teesside biomass power station stands to reduce carbon emissions by up to 80%.

Implications - This innovative structure is groundbreaking in the architectural and environmental world. Urban areas are desperately seeking methods of making their infrastructure more eco-friendly, and structures like these are sure to be an inspiration.

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