Curvaceous algae-covered towers proposed for Hangzhou

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Paris-based studio XTU Architects recently unveiled designs for a futuristic high-rise in Hangzhou that blends sustainable technologies into an organic, sculptural design. Cloaked in a “bio facade” of micro algae-covered panels, the curvaceous towers can produce oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide. Dubbed French Dream Towers, the mixed-use complex would also incorporate rainwater harvesting, a greenhouse, and an aquaponics system.

Currently under review, French Dream Towers comprises… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



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