Sansiri Vertical Living Gallery is an Alluring Bangkok Office Wrapped in Green

by , 07/08/11
filed under: Architecture, Gallery

vertical garden, green wall, green building, Sansiri Vertical Living Gallery, eco-design, sustainable design, green design, Thailand, Wison Tungthunya, tokyo dwarf, urban living

The designers chose a single plant to populate their vertical garden. Given that the temperatures in the city can become quite suffocating during the summer months, it was necessary to choose a plant that would easily adapt. The Tokyo Dwarf is a ground plant that is remarkably hardy and requires very little maintenance.

In addition to being a simple, attractive addition to the building’s otherwise glass facade, the green cut outs act as a minor carbon sink. In this densely populated city where poorly maintained cars and tuk tuks and trucks create a sooty atmosphere, Bangkok can benefit from any additional greenery. We hope this project by Sansiri will spread a greater vertical garden phenomenon!

+ Sansiri PCL

Via Arch Daily

images via Wison Tungthunya

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1 Comment

  1. Greenitecture July 8, 2011 at 2:55 pm

    I’ve always had ideas of vertical gardens but I thought it would be costly and difficult to do this proves otherwise

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