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|Friday, 14 August 2009 19:00|
We are accustomed to the classical buildings of Paris, with its careful astounding neoclassical architecture. All so old and well preserved. Maybe then call attention to look up and meet an incredible building covered in plants that exposes the best of architecture sustainability e.
This building comes to life in the city of light and is a creation of architect Edouard Francois. The facade dominates the eyes because the whole exterior is covered with bamboo plants that are artificially fed through an irrigation system built into the balconies.
As a vertical garden, the building contrasts with most of the buildings in the city and in turn suggests the future of sustainable design.