A Towering Example Of Green Architecture

The Freedom Tower at Ground Zero will feature energy-efficient technology, solar panels, and the world's first urban wind farm. The building designed to be the world's tallest would also be an icon for environment-friendly architecture.
September 16, 2004, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Designers say the world's tallest building will include a wind farm, solar panels and advanced, energy-efficient technology, and will become an icon of environmentally friendly architecture...The Freedom Tower's incorporation of a twisting frame from the base of the office tower to the height of the wind farm was not merely for aesthetics, according to Battle. The design enables the turbines to face the strongest winds, which come from the northwest.

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Published on Wednesday, September 15, 2004 in Wired
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