Treehouse Apartment, Torino.

urban-treehouse-forest-plantsShrouded in 150 trees that absorb 200,000 liters of carbon dioxide per hour, this massive five-story, block-spanning residential building occupies its own protected inner-city ecosystem.
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Located in Torino, Italy, 25 Verde was designed by Luciano Pia (images by Beppe Giardino) to serve both the residents of the complex as well as the surrounding urban environment.
Its living facade forms light, sight and sound barrier on all sides but also regulates pollution and temperatures in and around the structure.
See more Images via Megablock Microclimate: Urban Treehouse Apartment Complex | Urbanist.

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