03 May '11, 2am

New York City Architects Design Green Building for Chinese Eco-City: New York City-based architect Kevin Kennon...

New York City Architects Design Green Building for Chinese Eco-City: New York City-based architect Kevin Kennon...

New York City Architects Design Green Building for Chinese Eco-City Stephen Del Percio | Monday, May 2, 2011 | no comments Tweet Email Tweet Email New York City-based architect Kevin Kennon has released final plans and renderings for a nearly one million-square-foot office building in Tianjin, China. Called Tian Fang, the 45-story building will incorporate biophilic design techniques to mimic the form and growth of a bamboo forest. The 656-foot tower was conceived as a series of stacked square boxes, which give the building 18 corners; not only do those corners help the tower echo the form of rising bamboo, but they also maximize the building’s commercial real estate appeal. 20 percent of Tian Fang’s energy will be produced on-site, which should drop its overall energy consumption by 40 percent over a typical Chinese office building. Passive design strategies also maximize...

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