Gallery: Kengo Kuma’s Green Cast Has A Living Facade Of Pixelated Alumi...

 
Kengo Kuma's projects are known for their puzzling and multi-faceted effects and his latest project, Green Cast, is no exception. The mixed-use building in Odawara, Japan features a living facade made with aluminum die-cast panels that act as planters. Equipment to keep the vertical garden alive is hidden behind the panels and the result is a striking building that at once looks both old and in a state of biodegradation as though the plants are taking over.

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