Gallery: The Museé du Quai Branly in Paris Boasts a Lush 650-foot Green...

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We were recently in Paris for design week and as big fans of Patrick Blanc's work, we just couldn't miss a visit to the Museé du Quai Branly. Designed by renowned architect Jean Nouvel, its Seine-facing facade has been covered with an impressive 650-foot-long green wall that serves as natural insulation and improves the air quality. Located just behind the Eiffel Tower, the museum´s many gardens also help creating healthy, recreational green spaces within the city.

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