30 Oct '12, 6am

Old Books Meet New Technologies in Book Mountain

Old Books Meet New Technologies in Book Mountain

It uses cutting edge technologies with a climate controlled public space, solar protection, natural ventilation and an underground heat system. The natural ventilation relies on a system of an independent adiabatic cooler based on a grey water circuit and the building also utilizes a dry cooler, phase change materials, automatic sun screens, shading plants, a façade responding to weather conditions and bookshelves that spiral around the interior that are made of recycled waste material.

Full article: http://greenbuildingelements.com/2012/10/30/book-mountain/

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