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Beautiful Roldan School Keeps Cool Under a Cover of Green

Beautiful Roldan School Keeps Cool Under a Cover of Green

In order to accommodate new students, Huma Arquitectura relied on a horizontal plan of home-styled buildings linked together that can be easily expanded. The interior has been left quite raw, using less

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

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

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

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Add Color to Your Yard with Gsky’s Succulent Green Walls and Vertical Gardens

Add Color to Your Yard with Gsky’s Succulent Green Walls and Vertical Gardens

We've written about Gsky's breathtaking large scale vertical gardens before, but did you know that you can use their simple systems to create a green-walled oasis of your own? That's right, the

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Clavel Arquitectos Transform Spanish Attic Into a Gorgeous Hanging Garden

Clavel Arquitectos Transform Spanish Attic Into a Gorgeous Hanging Garden

Originally proposed as a gallery extension to the home below, the rooftop program presented multiple complications. The penthouse is affected by strict zoning that limits modifications to the locations of

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Minimalist Home 06 is a Clean Green-Walled Haven in Amsterdam

Minimalist Home 06 is a Clean Green-Walled Haven in Amsterdam

The kitchen and wardrobe space are situated close to the entrance while the bedroom and bathroom are tucked towards the back of the house, giving the owners more privacy. Apart from smatterings of wood

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Beautiful Living MOSStiles Brighten Up Your Room With Every Color Of The Rainbow

Beautiful Living MOSStiles Brighten Up Your Room With Every Color Of The Rainbow

The MOSStile is made of an ecologic resin base imbedded with natural moss for use indoors. No toxic substances are used in the making of the tile and no chemicals or fertilizers are needed to maintain

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Vitaverde Builds Leafy Vertical Garden for National Bank of Greece

Vitaverde Builds Leafy Vertical Garden for National Bank of Greece

Green landscaping company Vitaverde recently built this leafy vertical garden for the National Bank of Greece. The green wall (the first in Greece according to Vitaverde) popped up in Athens and offers

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Hyunjoon Yoo’s Green Weave Golf Club Sports a Living Wall

Hyunjoon Yoo’s Green Weave Golf Club Sports a Living Wall

At 5,670 square meters, the club is substantial but it doesn't overpower the course. The project's long lot forced the architects to think of imaginative ways to break up the space while maximizing the

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Solar Decathlon 2011: Butterfly-Roofed WaterShed House Mimics Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem

Solar Decathlon 2011: Butterfly-Roofed WaterShed House Mimics Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem

After winning the 2007 US Solar Decathlon, and placing second in the world, the University of Maryland team is well poised for this year's intercollegiate competition. Their solar-powered house, called

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Urbanarbolismo Unveils Gorgeous Vertical Garden Set Within a Sweeping Ceramic Facade

Urbanarbolismo Unveils Gorgeous Vertical Garden Set Within a Sweeping Ceramic Facade

The vertical garden was designed to create a sound barrier between the club's outdoor central courtyard and nearby apartments. As the plants grow to maturity, they will help absorb more sound and create a

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Herzog & de Meuron Repurpose Old Madrid Power Station With a Lush Vertical Garden

Herzog & de Meuron Repurpose Old Madrid Power Station With a Lush Vertical Garden

Herzog & de Meuron describe their transformation and renovation of Madrid’s Central Eléctrica de Mediodía into the art museum as if it were a surgical procedure. The brick building was completely

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London’s Mint Hotel Unveils Europe’s Largest Living Green Wall

London’s Mint Hotel Unveils Europe’s Largest Living Green Wall

The Mint's lush living wall is viewable – as is the surrounding historic architecture - from the building's floor-to-ceiling windows in the lobby and throughout the hotel. Forty species of plants make

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Live Screen: A Modular Vertical Garden That Adds Patches of Green to Your Interior

Live Screen: A Modular Vertical Garden That Adds Patches of Green to Your Interior

Inspired by the concept of living walls, designer Danielle Trofe created Live Screen, a sculptural, self-irrigating planter system, comprised of tiered, organic-shaped pods that can house many forms of

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Stockholm International Fairs is a Woven Silver Building with Living Green Walls on the Inside

Stockholm International Fairs is a Woven Silver Building with Living Green Walls on the Inside

Stockholm International Fairs is finishing up a large renovation and expansion of the exhibition center, and the most recent of the upgrades includes the new multifunctional space intended for conferences

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Incredible Living Wall Concept Made Up of Thousands of Composting Bins

Incredible Living Wall Concept Made Up of Thousands of Composting Bins

The choice to design the Ecological Wall was inspired by organisms in nature, made up of repetitious and efficient cells. Using such a strict modular system, Mlynski's containers provide

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Urban Zeal Planters Add Green Life to Boring Walls

Urban Zeal Planters Add Green Life to Boring Walls

Living walls have been exploding in popularity over the last couple of years, but if you're baffled about how to create one of your own, Urban Zeal planters are like vertical gardens for dummies. Their

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Patrick Blanc Unveils New Vertical Garden at the Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom Stilwerk

Patrick Blanc Unveils New Vertical Garden at the Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom Stilwerk

The opening of Jean Nouvel’s latest project, Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom Stilwerk has been met with much fanfare, and as we read through the reviews we saw another famous name that caught our eye.

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Patrick Blanc’s Vertical Gardens

Patrick Blanc’s Vertical Gardens

Vertical Wall on Jean Nouvel's Musée du quai Branly Plants have found a home on walls for centuries, but are sometimes incongruous with architecture, often breaking down the structural integrity of a

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La Rioja Technology Center is a Glass Box Draped with a Living Green Curtain

La Rioja Technology Center is a Glass Box Draped with a Living Green Curtain

La Rioja Technology Transfer Center is a space dedicated to IT training, development and research. Since the work that's being done inside the building can become very, well, technical, FOA wanted to

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Living Green Curtain Made of Morning Glories

Living Green Curtain Made of Morning Glories

If you're in the market for green curtains you could certainly buy some made of organic cotton, but we recently saw an option on Tokyo Green Space that seems a lot cooler. This living curtain is made of

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Biozotea’s Verdant Vertical Garden in Mexico

Biozotea’s Verdant Vertical Garden in Mexico

Green roofs and living walls are still incipient elements of the urban landscape in Monterrey, Mexico, a city with extreme temperatures (from 110°F in the summer and -30°F in the winter). This project,

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Gorgeous Green Wall Adorns Palm Beach Shopping Center

Gorgeous Green Wall Adorns Palm Beach Shopping Center

Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, Florida, is now home to the city's first living wall: an 840 square foot vertical green masterpiece adorning the exterior wall of Saks Fifth Avenue. The wall has been

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Gargantuan Living Wall with 10,000 Plants Completed in Canada

Gargantuan Living Wall with 10,000 Plants Completed in Canada

While it's not the largest living wall in North America, this vertical garden is certainly one of the most beautiful and diverse vertical gardens out there. With 10,000 individual plants representing more

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Largest Green Wall in North America to be Unveiled Tomorrow!

Largest Green Wall in North America to be Unveiled Tomorrow!

Longwood Gardens is set to unveil North America’s largest green wall installation tomorrow! The extraordinary vegetated wall is installed at the historic garden's new East Conservatory Plaza. The

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A Living Brick that Supports Building Structure and Plant Life

A Living Brick that Supports Building Structure and Plant Life

Two students experimented with a mixture of soil and cement trying to create a brick that would be strong enough to keep its form, but also be porous enough to support plant life. Their idea, dubbed the

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Bike Shop Attracts Buyers with 120 Bikes Mounted to the Facade

Bike Shop Attracts Buyers with 120 Bikes Mounted to the Facade

We’re not totally sure how Christian Peterson got all these bikes on his building’s façade, but he’s certainly given new meaning to the notion of a green wall. The co-owner of a bicycle shop in

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Movable Modular Planters and Green Walls by Maximize Design

Movable Modular Planters and Green Walls by Maximize Design

If you're looking for a way to transform your garden or terrace without dealing with messy and expensive construction, you might want to check out these modular planters and green walls from MAXIMIZE

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Luxury Resort Disguised as a Giant Mountain of Lush Green

Luxury Resort Disguised as a Giant Mountain of Lush Green

We love the way buildings look (c'mon, we're an architecture and design website), but sometimes the natural landscape is just too lovely to spoil by plopping a giant skyscraper onto it. Taking that into

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