Spiraling Green8 Skyscraper is a ‘Vertical Garden City’ for Berlin

October 25, 2013 by  
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Architects Agnieskzka Preibisz and Peter Sandhaus just unveiled plans for a spectacular figure 8-shaped residential tower for the eastern quarter of Berlin. Sited at Alexanderplatz, Green8 is a “vertical garden city” that is designed to provide healthy food and a community environment. In essence, they are proposing to construct not only a building, but a sustainable urban environment for the 21st century city dweller. Read the rest of Spiraling Green8 Skyscraper is a ‘Vertical Garden City’ for Berlin Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: agnieskza preibisz , berlin , cooperatively owned residential tower , figure 8 skyscraper berlin , financial insecurity , food sourcing , green8 , living in community , master plan for easter quarter of Berlin , multigenerational housing , peter sandhaus , social interaction in residential tower , urban garden in skyscraper , vertical garden city        

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Austria’s Award-Winning Salzburg Central Station Reconstruction Nears Completion

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Austria’s Award-Winning Salzburg Central Station Reconstruction Nears Completion

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