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Living Green “Lost in Paris” House is Completely Enveloped by Plants

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 11, 2014 01:10 AM
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by Alexandra Kain last modified Apr 10, 2014


Can't decide on a green roof or a vertical garden? No problem, just do both! R&Sie Architects designed the aptly-named 'Lost in Paris' house for an 'urban witch' who feeds the house through 300 glass-blown pods. A potion of rainwater and plant nutrients




 

 

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Can’t decide on a green roof or a vertical garden? No problem, just do both! R&Sie Architects designed the aptly-named ‘Lost in Paris‘ house for an ‘urban witch’ who feeds the house through 300 glass-blown pods. A potion of rainwater and plant nutrients nourishes 1200 ferns drop-by-drop throughout the year. The houseplants are entirely hydroponic, and completely engulfing the 1400 square foot concrete home. The blanket of ferns protects the house from outside elements and regulates its inside temperature, all the while adding life and freshness to the neighborhood.


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