New green-roofed office building in Chicago is stacked for optimal solar absorption
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The building comprises three stacked bars stacked and arranged to maximize views of the surrounding landscape and optimize solar orientation. Its form and programmatic flexibility is rarely found in typical office buildings. Related: Digitas Decks Out Its Inspiring Chicago Office with Salvaged Factory Materials and Urban Graffiti Thornton Tomasetti developed and analyzed several sustainable strategies which were incorporated into the design of the building. Greywater reuse and rainwater...