Gallery: Gorgeous Maximum Garden House Creates Green Urban Space

 

Garden space is hard to come by in dense urban places, so enterprising urban gardeners have to get creative. Formwerkz, a Singapore-based architecture firm, was asked by one of their clients to design a home that maximized the garden space on their 300 sq meter lot. The resulting house includes a vertical living wall and green roof that is not only beautiful and functional, but also serves to improve the building’s performance.

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  1. LIVE LAMP is a Plant-St... July 9, 2010 at 3:14 pm

    […] for a spritz of water once a week – you can keep those hands free from the rougher perils of gardening, saving them for more enterprising summer […]

  2. CarolB July 3, 2010 at 1:29 pm

    It’s amazing what can be accomplished when one person breaks the ‘thought barrier.’ This design is proof of that. We sure owe Patrick Blanc a debt of gratitude. I can’t wait to see how this trend develops in the next few years. I wrote an article on how to build your own green wall @ http://www.landscapeandgardentoday.com/How_To/BuildVerticalGarden.php in case you want to try your hand at this. I’m working on mine today.

  3. Testjill July 1, 2010 at 11:22 am

    Wow this design is gorgeous! I want this house…

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