American architect designs eco-friendly tower in China

New York-based architect Kevin Kennon—of Kevin Kennon Architects PC—has designed a new 90,000-sm mixed-use commercial building for Eco-City in Tianjin, China. The 200-meter-tall building will house office space and a luxury shopping center and will generate 20% of its clean energy on site through hydrogen fuel cells, solar panels, and wind turbines. Developed by Tianjin Real Estate Development and Management Group Ltd. and Beijing Victory Star Executive Architects, the tower combines nature and technology with about 50 atriums bringing plant life and natural light to the building. Instead of the usual four corners, the office building will have 18 corners, greatly enhancing the marketability of the project.

 

Add new comment

Your Information
Your Comment

Filtered HTML

  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Refresh Type the characters you see in this picture. Type the characters you see in the picture; if you can't read them, submit the form and a new image will be generated. Not case sensitive.  Switch to audio verification.
Overlay Init