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Milroy Perera Associates and Maga Engineering / ClearPoint residencies

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Milroy Perera Associates and Maga Engineering / ClearPoint residencies it has been modified: 2014-02-06 di jessica zannori

Located just outside the bustling city of Colombo, Sri Lanka, "ClearPoint residencies"Will be the first sustainable skyscraper in the country.

The tower of 46 plans, a collaboration between Milroy Perera Associates e Maga Engineering, It is designed to operate with a minimum environmental impact and a philosophy that also reduces maintenance costs.

Inside the structure each resident will have access to outdoor terraces offering an entertainment area, in addition to shading the interior during the hot summer months. The reduced exposure to direct sunlight, also ensures the low electric power consumption. The plantation also absorbs sound, filters the air and protect its inhabitants from pollution.

In order to save, each garden will have a built-in watering system, The water is collected from showers and sinks before being mixed with rain water and will be used for irrigation. Solar panels on the roof feed the common services such as public lighting, elevators and water recycling system. All the energy produced in excess will be sold back to the grid. Recycling of solid waste see glass, paper and plastic will be collected and separated in a room located on each floor, and sold to the competent authorities.

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