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New green-roofed office building in Chicago is stacked for optimal solar absorption

The building comprises three bars stacked and arranged to maximize views of the surrounding landscape and optimize solar orientation. Its form and programmatic flexibility is rarely found in typical office buildings. Related: Digitas Decks Out Its Inspiring Chicago Office with Salvaged Factory Materials and Urban Graffiti Thornton Tomasetti analyzed and developed several sustainable strategies which were incorporated into the design of the building.
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