Gallery: Grüningen Botanical Garden Greenhouse Nurtures Bananas and Pap...

Switzerland doesn't normally invoke images of lush subtropical plants, but this striking greenhouse designed by Buehrer Wuest Architekten allows bananas and papayas to flourish in these northern climes. Inspired by shapes and structures found in nature, the botanical garden greenhouse in the village of Grüningen features four five-meter-tall steel trees that branch out into a canopy.

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