About The Building
Opened at the end of May 2004, 30 St Mary Axe, which is more fondly and popularly called the London Bullet Building, is a 180 m or 591 ft tall structure (compare this with the 828 m tall Burj Khalifa, the tallest man-made structure in the world at present or the Heron Tower, which . . . → Read More: London Bullet Building: The Pride Of London
As time moves forward we will present more and more buildings and properties that should be considered for our sustainable city. There are a lot of arguments to be made for mixed use structures. The big positive with a mixed use facility is the lack of transportation burdens. Moving people carries a great cost. Everything from . . . → Read More: Everrich 2 Mixed Use Property
When you think of the phrases eco friendly and environmentally conscious, you may be tempted to think it must consist of a significant amount of hard work, and must be rather boring. Neither of these misconceptions are true. Eco friendly homes can be a part of an exciting lifestyle. You know you are . . . → Read More: Eco Friendly Homes for Today’s City
Green roofs will be a big part of our sustainable city, our city of the future. In fact just about all buildings will have some green roof design elements incorporated in them. There are many positives and no negatives. It’s like comparing a little slice of forest or meadow with a parking lot. You won’t get . . . → Read More: Green Roof Design
A key to having a large number of people living within a small footprint, which is of utmost importance in our city, is building very high density and very tall buildings. Building height simply cannot be improved upon without improvements in the field of moving people vertically – elevators.
Elevators in standard sized buildings — ten stories . . . → Read More: The Fastest Elevators, speed and safety
A sustainable city begins and ends with the types of buildings that populate it. There is no point in having superb infrastructure and clean rapid transit if your buildings all have dirty smokestacks, ooze out energy from leaky windows and are generally poorly designed. A big part of this website will be showcasing architecture and design that leads . . . → Read More: The Philology Library at Berlin’s Free University