It is a glass box surrounded by a curtain of plants.
This work consists of a glazed box with a curtain of plants around the perimeter. Between the two structures forms a buffer zone that houses several functions.
“The glass box can have a complete exterior view, mediated by the plant veil, which protects privacy. At the same time, the plants provide the flexibility of open bays pruning based on each owner’s desire
The facade of plants has a direct impact on environmental quality both inside and outside the building. The plants protect the interior of the sun, but also transformed into a work of architecture nature.
The curtain serves as a vertical garden, which allows a direct and close contact with vegetation, flowers, perfumes, insect, butterflies, birds and land.
It is a building changes over time and seasons.
The green facade is held by a structure of T and horizontal steel rods. The rods form a rhythmic pattern that stops at every floor, leaving a meter freestyle at the level of vision. On the first floor at the front is continuing to ensure safety.
To simplify the maintenance of plants has developed a drip irrigation system that runs through all perimeter walls and the garden. The buffer zone by floor provides access for pruning and cleaning of the windows.
In most depts do not need to turn on the electric light until sunset.
40% of the apartments have outdoor spaces more than 50% of the size of the department. This building believes in the use of outer space.
There are 10 departments, nearly all different. Eight of them are semi-outdoor access for a minimum-bearing surface. In the remaining two are accessed through a particular step. As a small project, was favored diversity and individualization of each unit on the stack and repeat
The land is between party, but gives them on the path of FFCC. Because of this, the building accommodates the C-shaped in 1 and 2 floor, then off, facing the road at 3 and 4 floor. So we have a 25m-long facade, instead of a party wall. ”