organic building

the walls of the construction features extruded pockets with plants, thus creating an  vertical garden. this idea also contributes to the overall original look of the building which made it become one of the city’s landmarks in the past years. the 80 types of plants and trees were selected by asking help from specialized local horticulturists.

gps: 34.67737, 135.49912 / code: japosa0013

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location: japan, osaka

architect: gaetano pesce

completed: 1993

photo: 17/01/12