This would be the 80-story pollution-fighting skyscraper designed by Czech architects Pavlína Doležalová and Jan Smékal and featuring pollution scrubbing algae attached to the exterior with concrete spikes. Wha? The building is meant to look like a sea sponge and function like a massive air purifier, and Animal New York suggests placing them in Greenpoint, LIC, Chinatown, and Hunters Point. An idea we could get behind! Wind turbines, we are officially over you.
· Air Cleaning Skyscraper Could Do Wonders for NYC [Animal]