Singapore’s remarkable solar-powered super trees

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Tech on Thursday 24 October 2013

These didn’t come out of a sci-fi movie. These also are not realistic 3D illustrations. They are real and are located at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. These Supertrees are solar-powered vertical gardens that stand from 82 ft to 160 ft. These 18 man-made structures also act as air venting ducts and rainwater collectors for the conservatories below.

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World’s largest solar energy building

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By Katriane Hill in New Eco on Monday 21 December 2009

In Dezhou, located deep in the Shangdong Province in Northwest China, lies a 75,000 square meter structure in the shape of a fan. The building, which houses a hotel, science research facilities, meeting and training facilities, and exhibition centers, is solely powered by solar energy. The structure, which uses advanced wall and roof practices to […]

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