Instagram photo inspires brightly hued terrarium shop in London

August 17, 2017 Natasha Levy 0

The owner of this terrarium store in south London used an image she chanced across on Instagram to inform the interior’s bright colour palette. It is the first retail space for London Terrariums, which creates plant-filled vessels for commercial and private clients. The company’s co-founder, Emma Sibley, came up with a concept based on an

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Heatherwick Studio releases new video of 1000 Trees under construction in Shanghai

August 10, 2017 Jessica Mairs 0

Thomas Heatherwick’s studio has revealed its own video and photographs of its tree-covered development in Shanghai, following the release of drone footage earlier this week. Heatherwick Studio’s 1000 Trees, previously called Moganshan, is currently under construction next to the city’s M50 arts district. The huge tree-covered development design is split across two sites, connected by a narrow strip of land containing a

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Vão Arquitetura organises São Paulo boutique around indoor garden

August 5, 2017 Alice Morby 0

An opening in the roof sheds light on this concrete-lined boutique in São Paulo, which Brazilian studio Vão Arquitetura has designed around a lush indoor garden. The Acolá store, located in the Pinheiros area of the city, is set inside a peculiarly shaped townhouse, which gets narrower towards its rear. Before their renovation, the Vão

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Stefano Boeri designs “vertical forest” city to eat up China’s smog

June 28, 2017 Eleanor Gibson 0

Italian architect Stefano Boeri has unveiled plans for a city near China’s Liuzhou, featuring towers completely covered in trees and plants to combat air pollution. The Liuzhou Forest City will feature nearly 40,000 trees and almost one million plants, comprising 100 different species. The greenery is designed to trail over balconies and the roofs of a series of skyscrapers spanning 175 hectares along the

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19 Pictures Of The Plant Covered Exterior Of The Oasia Hotel In Singapore

December 7, 2016 Eric Chen 0

Photography © WOHA   Architecture firm WOHA have designed the Oasia Hotel Downtown in Singapore that’s covered in plants, making this tropical “living tower” an alternative looking building compared to the other sleek buildings around it. The hotel has its own sky garden, pool, and generous public areas, and is covered in 21 species of climbing plants with colorful […]