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Chilean Students Design a Highrise to Filter the Mapocho River

By: Michael Hines - Published: • References: evolo.us & ecofriend.org
Students at the Universidad de Chila have designed a water-purifying skyscraper created to help clean up the Mapocho River in the countries capital city of Santiago. The structure would have multiple floors housing everything from people to plants to offices.

The water-purifying skyscraper itself is made up of individual cells. Building a water treatment plant under the guise of an eco-skyscraper is a brilliant idea and one that I hope to see come to fruition sooner rather than later. Stats for Water-Purifying Skyscrapers Trending: Older & Chilly
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