vertical garden

Amazing Prefab “Green Box” Has a Double Vertical Garden Shooting Up Through Its Center

Amazing Prefab “Green Box” Has a Double Vertical Garden Shooting Up Through Its Center

The roof and vertical gardens are populated with autochthonaus plants, which basically means they require virtually no water, and since this one was installed in Spain, it features native species that

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Vincent Callebaut’s Zero Carbon Biotic-Arch is a Self-Sufficient Skyscraper

Vincent Callebaut’s Zero Carbon Biotic-Arch is a Self-Sufficient Skyscraper

In fact, the Biotic Arch will release zero emissions and help Taichung's City Government achieve their overall reduction policies. The new building was designed to build a bridge between Taichung's

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Beehive-Inspired Vertical Farm is a Self-Sufficient Mini Ecosystem for London

Beehive-Inspired Vertical Farm is a Self-Sufficient Mini Ecosystem for London

Xome Arquitectos began their design based on the premise that by 2050 more than 70% of the world's population will live in an urban environment. If this comes to fruition as expected, vertical farming

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The Semiahmoo Library’s Larger Than Life Living Wall Features Over 10,000 Plants

The Semiahmoo Library’s Larger Than Life Living Wall Features Over 10,000 Plants

We've seen some pretty cool living walls, including the world's largest, but we are astounded by how lush the Semiahmoo Library wall looks up close. Featuring ground covers, large perennials, shrubs, and

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Gorgeous Rooftop Garden Apartment Grows Above a Warehouse in London

Gorgeous Rooftop Garden Apartment Grows Above a Warehouse in London

It took a total of 7 years to obtain the necessary properties and access rights to be able to build the apartment. After shoring up the building's structure to be able to handle the new load, a steel and

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Gsky Unveils New Versa Wall Vertical Garden System

Gsky Unveils New Versa Wall Vertical Garden System

We've long been fans of GSky's verdant vertical gardens, and now they've announced that they are adding a new product to their existing portfolio of popular products. Called the Versa Green Wall System,

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Crazy Vertical Garden Billboard Park Revitalizes Argentinian City Waterfront

Crazy Vertical Garden Billboard Park Revitalizes Argentinian City Waterfront

At Inhabitat, we're always interested in how design and innovative architecture can breathe new life into degraded environments, and this towering vertical garden proposed for Rosario City in Argentina is

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Urban Woods: Parasitic Wooden Exoskeleton in Osaka Will Soon Be Covered In Ivy

Urban Woods: Parasitic Wooden Exoskeleton in Osaka Will Soon Be Covered In Ivy

The goal of the renovation was to reintroduce the concept of nature alongside a wide and very busy street. Additionally, the clients hoped to improve the commercial appeal of the building through a more

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Canal City: An Eye-Popping Japanese Mall Filled with Hanging Gardens and Cooling Pools

Canal City: An Eye-Popping Japanese Mall Filled with Hanging Gardens and Cooling Pools

Canal City, so named because of its unique design centered around a narrow ribbon of blue water, is a premiere shopping, entertainment and relaxation destination in southern Japan. The complex offers

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PHOTOS: The Best Green Designs at London’s Central St. Martins’ Graduate Show

PHOTOS: The Best Green Designs at London’s Central St. Martins’ Graduate Show

Product designer David Bennett created a fantastic machine called Natural Factory that you can bring to the beach for building public seating, while engaging people in a DIY activity. The idea behing the

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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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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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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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Prague’s Luscious MOODs Hotel Melds Sustainable Materials With Superior Comfort

Prague’s Luscious MOODs Hotel Melds Sustainable Materials With Superior Comfort

As soon as you enter MOODs, a huge tactile moss wall greets visitors with a tranquil atmosphere. An organic-shaped black velvet sofa surrounds a central golden column offering a soft place to rest after 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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Vertical Gardens from Uribo are Designed for the City Gardener

Vertical Gardens from Uribo are Designed for the City Gardener

Living in the city while having limited space may seem like the norm, but this is especially disheartening for any green thumb looking to take on a gardening project. Fortunately for all the city dwellers

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Spiretec’s 20 Storey Vertical Garden Is a Green Lung for Greater Noida, India

Spiretec’s 20 Storey Vertical Garden Is a Green Lung for Greater Noida, India

The double-layer outer skin is made with geometric patterns that reflect ancient Indian culture while also creating a ventilation space. This skin also controls how much sunlight enters the building,

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Designers Come Up with Slightly Absurd Hypothetical Designs for a Sustainable New Orleans

Designers Come Up with Slightly Absurd Hypothetical Designs for a Sustainable New Orleans

Although these designs were created for specific sites throughout New Orleans, the Hypothetical Development Organization doesn't really believe that a theater which transports people to another time and

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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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(fer) Studio Unveils a Green Vision for Downtown Inglewood, California

(fer) Studio Unveils a Green Vision for Downtown Inglewood, California

Inglewood has seen better days, but a grand scheme by local architecture firm (fer) Studio could dramatically enliven the downtown area. Vertical gardens, green roofs, and an altered urban fabric with a

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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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Stelmat Headquarters Makes A Bold Statement With Its Green Roof And Indoor Living Wall

Stelmat Headquarters Makes A Bold Statement With Its Green Roof And Indoor Living Wall

Recently completed in 2010, the five-story Stelmat Headquarters is like a stack of cards with each layer placed to create new rooftop and balcony spaces. Walking up to the building, one is greeted by a

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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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Spain’s Largest Vertical Garden Cleans Air Inside Office Building

Spain’s Largest Vertical Garden Cleans Air Inside Office Building

The courtyard of the office building enjoys a large skylight, which bathes the interior of the building as well as the vertical garden with light. The vertical garden is visible from offices, meeting

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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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