Tag "green architecture"

Palo Santo Hotel es un ícono de la arquitectura verde porteña. Más de 800 plantas cubren nuestras fachadas, patios, terrazas y balcones. Una impresionante fuente de 18 metros de altura recorre el edificio y llega al lobby.

Palo Santo es el primer hotel urbano sustentable de Latinoamérica y fue construido según los lineamientos de las normas LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design).

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Green Buildings in Buenos Aires: Banco Ciudad

Green building is a growing tendency worldwide. In Buenos Aires, there are quite a few interesting green buildings. Banco Ciudad headquarters in Parque de los Patricios, a popular area near La Boca, is one of them.

Banco Ciudad building was built to LEED construction criteria. It achieved the LEED Silver category certification.

The project aesthetics is based on the use of concrete, glass and steel. The building is four floors high and occupies a whole block. On the ground floor, a very large atrium regroups most shared services: a reception, cafeterias and dining areas for employees and a bank agency. Working spaces are spread through the three remaining floors, with a very open layout.

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Bosco Verticale

Bosco Verticale (“Vertical Forest”) is a green building project in Milan. The project incudes two residential towers and one office builing. The project is expected to host the equivalent of one hectare woodlot.

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