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World Financial Center – New York City, New York, U.S.

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Building: World Financial Center
Location: 220 Vesey Street, New York, NY 10281
Architect: Cesar Pelli
Mechanical and Electrical Engineering: WSP Flack + Kurtz
Completion: 1988
Client: Brookfield Properties
Value: $800,000,000 (US)

AEInterest: consumes 25 percent less energy than regular office building; first “free cooling” system in New York; sophisticated automation system for the complex’s energy outlets turn off lights at predetermined times

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Written by Nick Dassow

February 1, 2011 at 3:26 pm

Posted in Built

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