Architects' Journal — "UK and super-green projects among World Architecture Festival 2019 finalists"

"Now into its 12th edition, the world’s biggest architectural awards programme features schemes from 70 countries, including completed buildings in the UK as well as structures designed by British architects around the globe.

In the wake of Architects Declare, this year’s WAF shortlists also includes a large number of designs demonstrating how buildings can play a major role in a more sustainable future.

Among them is...Studio Gang’s Solstice on the Park project, a 26-storey residential tower in Chicago claims to have been optimised for environmental performance through angled window panels which are slanted inwards at 72 degrees — the precise angle at which the sun hits the city’s skyline at the height of the summer solstice.

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