Office building in Japan has aluminum paneled facade with plants growing through
2012 Architecten‘s temporary facade at the Stadskantoor, Rotterdam’s central administrative office. The architects were asked to design a public artwork that would span the expanse of the building facade while repairs were made and a secondary building we constructed nearby.
If they can engineer some plants to thrive in this environment, the benefits to city air quality would be tremendous.
Goztepe, Istanbul, Turkey
Tehran Tower design shaped by Mahdi Kamboozia, Alireza Esfandiari, Nima Dehghani, and Mohammad Ashkbar Sefat
“The Bionic Arch by Vincent Callebaut Architects proposes a multi-purpose sustainable tower for the Taichung Gateway City in Taiwan”
This would be amazing
This San Miguel Building in Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Philippines was conceptualized by National Artist Arch. Bobby Manosa.
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“International design practice aedas has completed ‘18 kowloon east’, a 28-storey mixed-use building in Kowloon, China. Seeking to balance out the heavily industrialized blocks making up the site, the design features a multi-storey green base that provides a ‘greening effect’ within the neighbourhood.”
Gardens at LucasFilm’s proposed Singapore Headquarters
The world’s first “vertical street” will soon be built in Melbourne, Australia. Every sixth floor of the 35-storey building will have gardens capable of growing trees up to 10 metres tall and the entire building will be boasting the very latest in green technology.
This is the best. I love high-rise buildings with plants all over the facade
Noain City Hall by spanish architects Zon-e Arquitectos. The exposed structure and brise soleil let the plants grow on the facade cooling the building down during the summer, and letting light in during the winter. The combination of colors of the different plants looks great. (via ArchDaily)