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redering sustainability visible

  • 1.  redering sustainability visible

    Posted 02-15-2019 08:56

    There's a lot to quibble with about this piece including, 1) the fact that the building's architect, which I believe is EwingCole, is not mentioned at all; and 2) a building is not "making" or producing energy, it is harvesting it.

    But the piece is about a sundial at a corporate headquarters ... it's a very interesting building feature that, ultimately, is meant to help the building communicate to its users about its performance. Cool.

    https://www.fastcompany.com/90247244/this-buildings-giant-sundial-shows-how-much-energy-its-making



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