Taipei 101 To Become World's Tallest Eco-Friendly Building

By: Brian G Randles - Published: Nov 6, 2009 • References: & infoniac
The Taipei 101 building was once the tallest building in the world. However, the Burj Dubai took over that position and left the poor Taipei 101 with a severe case of identity crisis.

To reassert their position, the owners of the Taipei 101 have joined with with SL+A International Asia Inc., Siemens and EcoTech International Inc. to complete eco-upgrades which will make the Taipei 101 the world's tallest green building. So are the upgrades an example of an amazing architectural revamp which will ultimately help the environement, or a testament to the low self-esteem of the Taiwanese? You be the judge. Check out more below. Stats for Green Skyscraper Upgrades Trending: Older & Mild
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