Gallery: Chilean High Rise Wrapped in a Living Green Wall

 

Lately we’ve seen some incredible projects that make great use of the insulating and air-purifying benefits of green walls. The latest to strike our eye is this clean-lined office surrounded by the rolling Bío Bío hills in the center of Concepción, Chile. Conceived by Enrique Browne Arquitectos, the building makes extensive use of locally-sourced materials and will be enveloped in a leafy green facade overflowing with bougainvillea, jasmine, and plumbago. The vegetation is now growing and it is expected to cover the entire facade of the building in two more years.

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  1. LTL Architects Create a... March 4, 2015 at 4:07 pm

    […] the largest living wall in North America to high rises wrapped in vertical gardens, we have seen quite a few impressive green walls. But LTL Architects has built an 84-foot-long […]

  2. davidwayneosedach January 30, 2009 at 11:16 am

    I live in San Diego and can easily envision several of these Green buildings downtown. Especially in our trendy Gas Lamp and Little Italy quarters.

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