Sustainable Skyscrapers

Fast Company lines up the greenest skyscrapers in the world, from the Pearl River Tower in Guangzhou, China to London's famous Gherkin.
June 6, 2011, 8am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Photo: Ian Muttoo.

The Gherkin has a surprising number of green amenities and features, says reporter Suzy Evans:

"Bike storage, gas fuel, and that conspicuous building shape are just a few factors that make the Gherkin environmentally friendly. The coned structure maximizes natural light and ventilation, allowing the tower to function on half the energy of a similarly sized traditional office."

Six other skyscrapers are highlighted over at Fast Company.

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Published on Sunday, June 5, 2011 in Fast Company
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