A green building in Cambridge [560]

[to see the case of the roof reflectors in the same building CLICK HERE]What’s interesting of this case is an efficient and clear functioning of the façade. More than 30 percent of the building has a glass envelope, called a loggia, that creates a thin space between the glass window exterior of the building and the office space. This corridor helps keep the building at a constant temperature as it acts as an insulator. Flaps, which anyone can open, allow air to come into the building from the outside. Each office has smart sensors to control lighting and temperature. ©2010 Martin LaMonica/CNET News.com

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General view of the building
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Genzyme Center
500 Kendall St
02142 Cambridge , Massachusetts
United States
Massachusetts
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