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Stunning new project of a 117-meter building covered with evergreen trees!

Stunning new project of a 117-meter building covered with evergreen trees!

Stefano Boeri is an Italian architect who is really fond of innovative technologies and tries to employ them in his every project. For example, now the architect is planning to construct a 36-floor tower all covered with trees and bushes.


La Tour des Cedres (The Tower of Cedar Trees) will be situated in Lausanne, Switzerland, and will contain more than one hundred evergreen trees, six thousand bushes and 18 thousand herbs. The whole size of the green area will be about three thousand square meters (or 0,3 ha).

The plants will protect the future dwellers from winds, dust and noise. The building will include apartments ranging in size from two to five bedrooms, as well as offices, a gym and a panoramic restaurant on its top floor.

"The Tower, also thanks to its shape and the changing colors of cedar trees and plants during the seasons, could become a landmark in the panorama of Lake Geneva," says the architect.


And what do YOU think about these projects? Would you like to live in one of the buildings?

#Geography #Science #inspiration

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19 Comments
James Galbreath
James Galbreath
Wow this is nice.
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Dec 9, 2015 9:44PM
James Galbreath
James Galbreath
Wow this is nice.
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Dec 9, 2015 9:45PM
JoAnne Bruns Ritz Barlow
JoAnne Bruns Ritz Barlow
Love this, would like to live in it. But not in a cold climate
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Dec 9, 2015 9:52PM
Heather Bloomfield
Hardly novel. The Babylonians had the idea several thousand years ago.
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Dec 9, 2015 9:54PM
Harland Schultz
I hope they don't have a forest fire.
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Dec 9, 2015 10:00PM
Kennetta Metz Bartels
Kennetta Metz Bartels
It's nice and I would enjoy living in one if I could afford it and if I didn't have pets.
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Dec 9, 2015 10:14PM
Nugget Smyth
Nugget Smyth
YES I WOULD LVE TO LIVE IN ONE OF THOSE BUILDINGS, MORE SO WITH THE PATIO SHOWN,, WOW !!!!!!!!!!
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Dec 9, 2015 10:24PM
Helen Spencer Schlie
Helen Spencer Schlie
Come build one in Mesa Arizona..I volunteer as your leasing agent !
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Dec 10, 2015 12:12AM
Helen Spencer Schlie
Helen Spencer Schlie
Come build one in Mesa Arizona...I volunteer to be your leasing agent...But hurry -up ! I'm 92 ! You will have to work fast !
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Dec 10, 2015 12:15AM
Tom Young
Beautiful n unique!
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Dec 10, 2015 1:13AM
Bruce Cassamajor
Bruce Cassamajor
I would live in that house but with caution that wear a parashut and or costume to resist bee bites when either the roots crack the wall to accelerate to total colapse of the monstous building and or when it will all cover with bees.
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Dec 10, 2015 2:20AM
Beth Lorraine
Beth Lorraine
And where are they now?
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Dec 10, 2015 6:00AM
maryann
Love it!!!!
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Dec 10, 2015 2:07PM
Dot Krippelcz
Dot Krippelcz
WONDERFUL!
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Dec 10, 2015 2:09PM
mblado
I really like this concept. It gives a sence of peace, in a ridged,structured world.
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Dec 12, 2015 4:19PM

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