Windscraper Buildings Generate Power

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Architect David Fisher has envisioned a new tower that is one part wind turbine and one part skyscraper. The tower is based around a concrete center core, with each floor spinning like an individual wind turbine. When all of the turbines are harnessed together the tower will not only be able to power itself, but up to ten other similarly sized buildings, too. Question: How do occupants not vomit when the tradewinds hit?

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Jump ahead to see a fun fanciful choreographed video of the proposed tower.

Illustration for article titled Windscraper Buildings Generate Power
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Look for the first of its kind to start production in Dubai within six months. But if that's too far for you, American's Chicago is looking into one as well.

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WTF? I just don't get it. It looks like a nausiating place to work.