Tag: vegetative

Shenzen Museum Will Flow Like a River

January 01, 2021

Plans have been accepted for Southern China’s first large-scale museum of natural history. The Shenzen Natural History Museum, to be built in the Yanzi Lake area of Shenzhen’s Pingshan District in Guangdong, China, ran a design competition which received over 70 proposals internationally. The winning design, entitled “Delta,” was by 3XN, B+H Architects, and Zhubo […]

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Europe’s Largest Green Façade Completed in Düsseldorf

October 01, 2020

Nearly 30,000 hornbeam hedges form the “cladding” for Kö-Bogen II, a new building in Gustaf-Gründgens-Platz (plaza), Düsseldorf, Germany. Ingenhoven Architects, the project’s designer, said they didn’t want the new structure to compete with the existing buildings in the plaza, so it had to be completely different. Beneath the greenery lies 450,000 sq. ft. of office […]

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