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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
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.”
Images courtesy of Boutique Design
Via Cubeme 
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 residential tower: http://inhabitat.com/tag/residential-tower/
 Hong Kong: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong
 Boutique Design: http://www.boutique-design.com/
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 Cubeme: http://cubeme.com/blog/2012/05/30/the-canopy-tower-hong-kong-by-boutique-design/
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