Vertical Garden Apartments: Outside-In

October 15, 2011

Faced with the challenge of incorporating a garden in the design of an apartment building on a small plot of land, Mexico City-based architecture firm BNKR Arquitectura had a novel solution: they turned the garden on its side.

By folding …

Echos of Eco in Mexico City’s Vertical Park

January 9, 2010


They paved paradise then put up a…vertical park.

Mexican architect Jorge Hernandez de la Garcia has designed a modular, highly structural and flexible vertical park intended to help reduce pollution and deal with overpopulation issues. The tower utilizes vertically stacked … Read More...

Sky’s the Limit for Japanese Tree House

December 11, 2009


A Japanese firm, Ryuichi Ashizawa Architects, have designed a tree house situated on a 323 square foot site for a couple in Osaka .



Their concept is based on sustainable systems. Structural columns intertwine like ivy supporting slabs on … Read More...

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