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The Canopy is a Soaring Hong Kong Skyscraper Enveloped in Towering Gardens

Posted By Helen Morgan On June 4, 2012 @ 10:48 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,Design,Gallery,Gardening and Plants | 3 Comments

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Each apartment has the feel of a modern-day treehouse, with luxurious interior spaces that open out onto a 525 square foot garden balcony. The designers built standardized units to minimize construction cost and to ensure that the tower can be easily replicated. Boutique Design call the gardens a “green envelope,” enabling the unusual tower to integrate with its surroundings.

Through their work the studio is exploring possibilities of renovation in Hong Kong. They say they aim “to offer a different vision for the future development of Hong Kong, more green and opened to the outside, respectful and aware of its environment.”

+ Boutique Design [3]

Images courtesy of Boutique Design

Via Cubeme [5]

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[1] residential tower: http://inhabitat.com/tag/residential-tower/

[2] Hong Kong: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong

[3] Boutique Design: http://www.boutique-design.com/

[4]  : http://inhabitat.com/the-canopy-is-a-luxury-residence-in-hong-kong-enveloped-in-towering-gardens/the_canopy_tower_hong_kong_boutique_design7/?extend=1

[5] Cubeme: http://cubeme.com/blog/2012/05/30/the-canopy-tower-hong-kong-by-boutique-design/

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