Mayne says it will be, “a prototype for a green building with a wind farm generating its own heating and cooling for five months of the year and a movable ‘double skin’ to cut the heat from direct sunlight…”
A visually distinctive wind farm crowns the tower and provides clean, alternative energy to power the fans that activate the building’s natural ventilation system. This fully selfsufficient system will cool the building for half of the year without using any outside energy sources or any supplemental heating or cooling. A metaphorical garden in the sky, this crown of wind turbines harvests energy and provides a powerful symbol of committed environmental stewardship.
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