Week 4 - Kuala Lumpur’s Menara Bunga Raya was designed for “people, profit & planet” – reflecting an emerging awareness that our most visible buildings must deliver value beyond simple economics & speak to higher aspirations.
# Week In order to make a city more sustainable, the city itself has to be as self dependent as possible. One way to achieve that goal is through vertical and rooftop farming in high density areas. Using hydroponic technology, the cost of agriculture i
Construction is underway on Stefano Boeri's Bosco Verticale ('Vertical Forest'), twin apartment towers in Milan with cantilevered balconies boasting pollution-trapping, energy-saving lush trees and other vegetation.
Selena: -Curved design increases structural stability -The shape makes it very aerodynamic -Rooftop covered in asphalt that absorbs a lot of heat from the sun -Uses solar power -Very environmentally sustainable