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Envisioning a 65-story data center

Patrick Thibodeau | June 22, 2016
Architects break free of box-like data center designs to create a tower-shaped, sustainable structure

Some of this heat is captured to warm other parts of the building, as well as to supply heat to nearby greenhouses.
The data tower can be built at a height of 50 meters. The tower that the architects designed for the eVolo contest shows what the structure might look like at 300 meters in height, or approximately 65 floors.

The large libraries of the past were built, often enough, with majestic designs that reflected their importance in society. As data centers become repositories of all our culture and knowledge, "we must not ignore them," Merletti said.

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Source: NetworkWorld

 

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