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

Posted By Tafline Laylin On July 8, 2011 @ 9:15 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,gallery | 1 Comment



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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 [7], 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 [8]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 [4]

Via Arch Daily [9]

images via Wison Tungthunya


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[2]  : http://inhabitat.com/sansiri-vertical-living-gallery-is-an-alluring-bangkok-office-wrapped-in-green/sansiri-vertical-living-gallery-9/?extend=1

[3] vertical gardens : http://inhabitat.com/vertical-gardens-by-patrick-blanc/

[4] Sansiri PCL: http://www.sansiri.com/en/condominium/

[5] drip irrigation infrastructure: http://inhabitat.com/futuristic-farm-house-designed-to-collect-rainwater-and-shelter-migrant-workers/

[6] Image: http://inhabitat.com/sansiri-vertical-living-gallery-is-an-alluring-bangkok-office-wrapped-in-green/sansiri-vertical-living-gallery-9/

[7] during the summer months: http://inhabitat.com/new-car-engine-generates-electricity-from-exhaust-heat/

[8] : http://inhabitat.com/underwater-volcanoes-help-suck-carbon-from-the-air/

[9] Arch Daily: http://www.archdaily.com/148548/vertical-living-gallery-sansiri/

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