The Guinigi Tower, Lucca, Italy.

The Torre Guinigi is the most important tower of Lucca, Tuscany, central Italy. This tower is one of the few remaining within the city walls. Its main characteristic is its hanging garden on the roof of the tower. We have been to the top 👍🏻

Designer: Charlotte Rowe, London: roof garden -wooden decking and containers planted with olive trees and views of london beyond. Clive Nichols.

Designer: Charlotte Rowe, London: roof garden -wooden decking and containers planted with olive trees and views of london beyond.

Inner-city garden fantasy.

"Living on the edge", the balcony garden designers guild Permaculture Research Institute

Living Wall. A lovely look for a building. apartment grass wall

Patrick Blanc has built some amazing living walls, such as this gorgeous "vertical garden" on the Musee du Quai Branly in Paris, designed by Jean Nouvel

grass covered  skycraper  The Canopy Tower @ Hong Kong

The Canopy Tower, Hong Kong. - The Canopy is a soaring residential tower in Hong Kong in which each of the 54 luxurious duplexes are surrounded by a large private garden - interesting concept for an high rise building

Vertical Forest. Inspiration. Eco-friendly apartment buildings in the downtown of Milan, Italy will feature hundreds of real trees planted on large balconies. Designed by Italian architect Stefano Boeri, two residential towers will house more than 900 trees, 5,000 shrubs, and 11,000 plants. Waterproof balconies filled with high quality soil will be equipped with automated plant watering system, will be completed by the end of 2013. The world’s first vertical forest in the middle of Milan!

‘Bosco Verticale’ (Vertical Forest) by Boeristudio architects (Stefano Boeri): a vertical forest that will feature 900 trees, shrubs & plants— on the balconies of two residential towers in Milan, Italy.


editt tower singapore 2 EDITT Tower Singapore Goes Eco Friendly


Currently pending construction in Singapore, the EDITT Tower will be a paragon of "Ecological Design In The Tropics". Designed by TR Hamzah & Yeang and sponsored by the National University of Singapore, the high-rise will boast photovoltaic panels,

Peruri 88 by MVRDV

Bustler: MVRDV-Jerde-Arup Present Peruri 88 for Jakarta, Indonesia

A rooftop forest in Beirut? Lebanese architect Wassim Melki has proposed covering the city's rooftops with trees to tackle green space shortages. Story by @George_Web, for CNN. Image courtesy: Studio Invisible.

The Beirut Wonder Forest is an ambitious proposal that seeks to transform the Lebanese capital into a lush green city by planting tree on its rooftops. Read more: Beirut Wonder Forest Would Cover the Lebanese Capitol With Hanging Gardens


Architect Edouard François created the ‘Flower Tower’- potted bamboo, paris

The Flower Tower

39 Insanely Cool Vertical Gardens

Flashback: Tower Flower / Edouard François - Courtesy of Edouard François