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The helix of life

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This tower by Vincent Callebaut Architectures is respectful of the Taiji Philosophy and is directly inspired by the structure in double helix of DNA, the source of life, dynamism and the symbol of harmony
In November 2010 Vincent Callebaut Architectures based in Paris was awarded as the successful tenderer for the construction of a new Sustainable Residential Tower located at Taipei, Taiwan. This Project is currently under construction and completion is expected in September 2017. The Tao Zhu Yin Yuan sustainable tower will carry 23,000 trees planted on the ground and balconies, which can absorb 130 ton CO2 annually in Taipei. The Tao-Zhu-Yin-Yuan project benefits from an exceptional location in the Xinjin District, in the heart of Taipei City, between the mountains and the river, close to the Taipei 101 and the Sun Yan Sen Memorial Hall. The tower presents a pioneer concept of sustainable residential eco-construction that aims at limiting the ecological footprint of its inhabitants by researching the right symbiosis between the human being and the Nature.  On this last and bigges

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