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London’s Famous Gherkin Building Goes Green – Literally

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 02, 2014 01:20 AM
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by Jorge Chapa last modified Apr 01, 2014


Under pressure from other more sustainable buildings popping up around the world, London's Gherkin Tower, designed by Norman Foster, has recently begun testing an innovative vegetated facade panel which promises to change the face of building design forever.




 

 

CHIA_Gherkin, Illustrations from Jorge Chapa and Jill Fehrenbacher, Inhabitat April Fools, April Fools Joke, Green Gherkin, Chia Gherkin

Under pressure from other more sustainable buildings popping up around the world, London’s Gherkin Tower, designed by Norman Foster, has recently begun testing an innovative vegetated facade panel which promises to change the face of building design forever. This new “Green wall” product, known as the Core Hydraulic Integrated Arboury panel, promises to bring the benefits of green roofs to any exterior surface of any skyscraper.
CHIA_Gherkin, Illustrations from Jorge Chapa and Jill Fehrenbacher, Inhabitat April Fools, April Fools Joke, Green Gherkin, Chia Gherkin April Fools Joke

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