Architect envisions world’s tallest skyscraper to be off-grid
Eco Factor: World’s tallest skyscraper designed for Abu Dhabi will rely on renewable energy for power.
Afterusing the latest in solar technology to power your gadgets and yourhomes, designers are envisioning tall structures that could use thefuture of solar technology for net-zero energy credentials. TommyLandau thinks he can give the world its tallest skyscraper, a whopping224-story-tall tower, which will rely on renewable energy for power.
Designedto be constructed in Abu Dhabi, the tower will make use of the futureof renewable and solar technology that includes the development ofnanotechnology, which will allow manufacturers to create solar cells inglass curtain walls of buildings, to generate more power than the toweractually needs. If built, at a cost of about $3.5 billion, the projectwill provide over 11 million square-feet of area for offices, shops,hotels or condominiums.
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