2016 Olympics to be Completely Green-Powered
The London Olympics are still ongoing, but already the world is looking to and planning to future Games.
With a great deal of focus placed on the post-games architectural transformations in the green building spirit that has made its way into the games, it follows that industry minds are already moving towards 2016.
The plans already under development are nothing short of show-stopping. While this year’s Games have been awash with green building ambition, early reports regarding the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, suggest the games will run completely on alternative energy sources.
What’s more, the energy will be generated in extraordinary fashion.
The Solar City Tower, a hybrid solar-water energy system, will offer to power up the Olympic Village and much of the city itself.......