‘ Thomas Lucking, of architectural firm Gerber Architekten, said they have designed a tower which will be completely energy self-sufficient.
“We basically achieve this in two steps,” he said.
“We first of all designed it to be a highly energy efficient building which requires 60% less energy compared to a regular building of the same size.
“Secondly, we cover the remaining 40% of energy with renewable sources such as sun and wind.” ‘
Ironically, zero carbon emissions architecture is being promoted by Oil Gulf nations such as the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, who got their money from oil and gas exports in the first place. But then they are low-lying land in the Gulf and sea level rises will be deadly for them . . .
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