American design firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merill have unveiled plans for a 530 meter skyscraper in Indonesia that will harvest wind energy at its peak. We can called it a wind powered skyscraper.
The Pertamina Energy Tower is being built for the state-owned oil and gas company, Pertamina, and will host 20,000 of its employees in Jakarta!
It will feature a wind tunnel at its peak that will harbour the power of the prevailing wind to help supply power to the building – ironic considering this is an oil and gas HQ?
It will be over twice as tall as Indonesia’s current tallest building when completed in 2020.
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