This is the project I was referencing earlier in my Verbal Prototyping post. They are looking at renovating an existing office building and making it a much greener building than it currently is. Part of this project would involve exposing more of the basement wall in order to add larger windows and bring daylight into the basement to make it useful office space.

Sketch concept for building renovation and addition. View from southwest.

This is what the existing building currently looks like (northwest corner):