Skyscraper: World Architecture 9
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Skyscraper features a range of efficiency-driven designs, from the Edgar Street Towers, which incorporate fiber-optics to transmit daylight into the building, to Torre Iberdrola in Bilbao whose bioclimatic skin has helped earn it high ratings from the U.S. Green Building Council. Not restricted solely to exemplars of green design, Skyscraper also examines recent projects around the globe that are innovative in other ways with regards to materials, structure, texture and colour.Includes such iconic buildings as One World Trade Center and work by such world leaders as Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
ISBN 9787562339717. Gingko Press.