Building Greenscrapers

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Bearport Publishing, Aug 1, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Discover the many creative and technologically innovative ways people are protecting Earth and its precious resources as they build the newest "green" skyscrapers.
 

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Contents

What Is a Greenscraper?
4
Using Recycled Materials
6
Saving Water
8
Using Light Wisely
10
Heating and Cooling
12
Gardens in the Sky
14
Energy from the Sun
16
Wind Power
18
The Urban Cactus
25
Burj alTaqa
26
Bank of America Tower
27
The Pearl River Tower
28
The Gherkin
29
How to Help
30
Glossary
31
Index
32

A Breath of Fresh Air
20
Dazzling Designs
22
The Hearst Tower
24
Back Cover
34
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