The Wuhan New Energy Centre is the World's Most Sustainable Office Building

By: manzil - Published: Jun 25, 2010 • References: & grontmij
Is the Wuhan New Energy Centre in China the world's most sustainable office building? Grontmij and Soeters Van Eldonk have designed an eco-friendly tower in the shape of a flower--the calla lily, to be exact. The Wuhan New Energy Centre will have zero carbon emissions and, thanks to its solar panel-covered exterior, will even boast net zero energy.

The office building will collect rainwater for its water supply, and use wind turbines to generate wind energy. The 140 m tall Wuhan New Energy Centre will be surrounded by laboratories in the form of leaves. Construction begins in November 2010. Stats for Flower-Shaped Towers Trending: Older & Warm
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