Green cities dressing up buildings in energy-saving "coats"

06/7/2010 | Vancouver Sun (British Columbia), The

While plenty of newer buildings are constructed using energy saving techniques, what can a city do to make its older high-rise structures more green? The creative answer proposed at the Shanghai Expo 2010: Full-length decorative concrete "coats" that will support vegetation and improve comfort and energy efficiency for tenants.

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