Browsing articles tagged with " Tower"

The Multiple Natures Fibrous Tower Is A Self-Sufficient Building Concept

We have seen numerous green architecture design and the Multiple Natures Fibrous Tower is another addition to the many eco-friendly structures that we have today worldwide. As its name suggests, the tower will be built in Taichung, Taiwan and will serve as an observation tower, as Taichung City Museum and park.

Hailed as an eco-friendly structure, the building is a self-sufficient one. Meaning, it can produce its own energy with the help of the PV modules that also used for the building’s shading function aside from energy production. In addition, it also produces zero carbon emission and has a non-hierarchal structural design, which is not common for a tower. The building has a dissolved bottom part creating a free area for park landscape as well as an open field that make room for building volumes, squares, green areas and paths.

Multiple Natures Fibrous Tower

Multiple Natures Fibrous Tower

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Bionic Arch Is A Sustainable Tower In Taipei, Taiwan

As part of raising awareness for climate change, Taiwan now has the new landmark of sustainability with the presence of the Bionic Arch, a sustainable tower in Taipei, Taiwan. The project is hosted and sponsored by the city government of Taichung and boasts of its numerous eco-friendly features making it a sustainable building.

Bionic Arch
Bionic Arch
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Former 1930 Water Tower Recycled Into A Modern Nine Story Home

When a group of architects or construction workers wrecks an old building, they normally discard those debris, broken windows, doors, and the like thus an addition to our landfills and this is not a favorable act to our environment. On the other hand, living in old structures and buildings can be scary most of the times. Good thing, the talented people from Zecc architects was able to repurpose a 1930 former water tower and renewed it into a modern nine-story home. The eco-friendly feature of this house does not end with being a recycled one. But also it has different eco-friendly features like the high window for the natural lighting to illuminate the home interior.

1930 Recycled Home

1930 Recycled Home

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