Gallery: The Canopy is a Soaring Hong Kong Skyscraper Enveloped in Towe...

The Canopy is a soaring residential tower in Hong Kong in which each of the 54 luxurious duplexes are surrounded by a large private garden. Boutique Design created The Canopy in order to blur the boundary between the modern interior spaces and the dramatic natural landscapes that surround the bustling metropolis.

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

Images courtesy of Boutique Design

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  1. curious12 July 16, 2014 at 7:53 pm

    as I can see these are only the pictures of a software. when do they plan to construct it? when will it be finished? what part of hong kong will it be placed in?

  2. NewAgeBrother October 23, 2012 at 12:01 pm


  3. butlrbot July 17, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    How much did this cost? I want to put it into the system as an item but yet there seems to be nice relevant price for the structure!

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