Revolving Buildings, from Theaters to Skyscrapers

 - Dec 7, 2009   Updated: May 30 2011
Architecture that revolves and rotates is one of the latest design techniques being used be eco-conscious builders. This cluster highlights some of the rotating architecture that has been designed, and in some cases already built, around the world. 

The key benefits to rotating architecture are they are able to generate kinetic energy as well as ensure maximum sun exposure for solar power.

Implications - Some of the featured architecture shows off large buildings while others are environmentally friendly homes. Creating structures that are eco-friendly is a good way to help out the environment, as well as save costs. Many of the featured structures rotate for eco purposes, such as to power solar plates.