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The world’s “best tall building” is Jean Nouvel’s high-rise jungle in Sydney

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) last night named Atelier Jean Nouvel‘s One Central Park (OCP) in Sydney the year’s best tall building. OCP turned the site of a former brewery into a residential high-rise lush with hydroponic hanging gardens and a massive mirror cantilevered over the building’s courtyard that harvests sunlight for […]
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Remarkable Family Apartment Embellished With Luminous Vertical Gardens

Perfect for a small family, this apartment in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine was imagined as focusing on its main attraction feature: expansive panoramas of the city and the Dnieper River. Ukrainian design team SVOYA studio imagined a collection of interiors that would offer the young married couple and their child a feelings of ease, serenity and coziness. Inspired by the […]

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Such Great Heights: CTBUH names world’s best tall buildings

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, the nonprofit arbiter on tall building design, has named its 2014 picks for best tall buildings. Among the winners are a twisting tower in Dubai, Portland’s greenest retrofit, and a veritable jungle of a high-rise. The four regional winners are: The Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building, Portland, USA […]
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Eric Owen Moss Lands A Nine-Winged “Pterodactyl” On Top Of An LA Parking Garage

Site montage, west elevation. You might not like it, but parking structures are an integral part of Los Angeles’s urban fabric. A ubiquitous urban presence, these quasi-buildings are more than eyesores, and can be used toward more constructive pu… Sigue leyendo

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World’s Largest Vertical Garden Growing On An Italian Shopping Mall

It’s fashion week in Milan, and green is the new black. Maybe not in next season’s Prada collection, but certainly at the Centro Commerciale Fiordaliso, the shopping mall outside the city that now holds the world title for largest vertical garden. Designed by architect Francesco Bollani, the garden measures about 13,600 square feet and includes Sigue leyendo

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A Living Garden Wall Transforms Barcelona Neighborhood

Green side-wall by Capella Garcia Arquitectura; All photos courtesy the architects via Domus ‘Vegitecture’ is the unfortunate term Capella Garcia Arquitectura have coined to describe their striking vertical garden project in Barcelona. Completed last March, the massive 21-meter green wall is grafted onto the narrow end of a corner residential block and consists entirely of glavanized steel Sigue leyendo

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