UNStudios sculptural Canaletto Tower is a neighborhood in the sky

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UNStudio’s recently completed Canaletto Tower in London functions as a cluster of vertical communities. In designing the structure, the architects applied an approach typically used for smaller private houses and used materials that distinguish the tower from buildings in the nearby financial district of the City.

The massing and materials facilitate optimal shading, reduce heat gain and balance transparency with the need for privacy. Its sculptural façade introduces a level of variability… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



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