The LAVA ‘Tower Skin' Turns Ugly Building into a Masterpiece

 - Feb 10, 2010
References: green.uts.edu.au & designboom
I like this rationale: instead of destroying a perfectly good, yet incredibly ugly, building, work with it just as this architecture firm did with the LAVA 'Tower Skin.'

Not only did they work with it, but they also made the LAVA 'Tower Skin' eco-friendly. Covering the ugliest building in Sydney, Australia, LAVA proposes to wrap up the University of Technology Sydney Tower in photovoltaic skin, which would generate power and aid the building's climate control system while also gathering rain water”

Photo Credits: designboom, green.uts.edu.au