Archinect - News 2014-08-02T00:55:32-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/71967742/german-building-uses-algae-for-heating-and-cooling German building uses algae for heating and cooling Archinect 2013-04-25T17:54:00-04:00 >2013-05-08T17:48:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ee/ee4bd8eb772c8c9a0ddf67a8bc514fc0.jpg" width="514" height="449" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A new apartment complex in Hamburg, Germany, intends to generate heat, as well as revenue, from growing the micro-organism. The five-story Bio Intelligent Quotient (B.I.Q.) building, which was expected to become fully operational on Wednesday, has a high-tech facade that looks like a cross between a Mondrian painting and a terrarium but is actually a vertical algae farm.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>