The Strata: Worlds first skyscraper with built in wind turbines!!

Nicknamed “The Razor”, this incredible structure is located in London and measures 485 feet. Developed and contracted by Brookfield Europe, the tower is a tricky engineering feat indeed, especially granted the gusty blasts of wind that construction crews had to deal with while raising it. Measuring in at 42 stories tall, the Strata tower has enough height to eclipse the buildings surrounding it, allowing it to take full advantage of the area’s 35mph wind speeds. The tower is also designed to utilize theVenturi effect created by nearby structures to force wind through the turbines at accelerated rates, generating an expected 50MWh of electricity annually. AWESOME!!

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