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Jean Nouvel's Cyprus tower is a pixelated, perforated plant paradise

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 09, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Cat DiStasio) last modified Apr 08, 2017

Nouvel’s tower in Cyprus, which his firm calls “White Walls,” is a radical departure from a traditional high rise. Rather than sporting a neatly arranged grid of windows and balconies, as many similar buildings might, Nouvel’s creation has a pixelated pattern of windows and open air atriums. Those atriums are packed with lush greenery, which overflows the balcony railings and breaks up the long, straight line of the building. From a distance, the bright green plants pop against the building’s...






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