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Architecture firm Studio Gang revealed plans for a building that will allow light to flow through its structure, rather than blocking it.

Leah Gonzalez
  • 24 june 2013

Chicago-based architecture firm Studio Gang has revealed its designs for a new building that will be able to provide a generous amount of natural light not only for the building itself, but also to the surrounding area.

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The firm will be constructing the Solar Carve Tower between the Hudson River and the High Line park in Manhattan. The design of the building will feature a method called solar carving, which uses incident angles of the sun’s rays to reflect natural sunlight instead of blocking it. The firm has taken into consideration the other environmental characteristics of the area to make sure that the High Line park gets maximum light and fresh air and that the river views will not be sacrificed.

The Solar Carve Tower, which the firm plans to complete by 2015, will have commercial and parking spaces.

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