March 25, 2010

SilverTree Tower Ready by 2010 Olympics


A new residential tower may be built in the Borough of Newham, UK in time for the 2010 Olympics. The SilverTree will be 24 stories high with 2 colored panels that will supply energy from its solar panels as well as shading. Another side will house a vertical garden with terraces and balconies. Designed by Studio RHE, additional energy will be generated by a ground source heat pump. When completed, it will house 161 residents, an open deck, and has space for retail and business offices below.

Via World Architecture News

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at March 25, 2010 8:45 AM
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