||||||||||Dense planting at 18 Kowloon East is claimed to absorb noise and pollution|Does green on the outside mean green on the inside?|High-rise in paradise: the Sky Garden at Aedus’s 18 Kowloon East, Hong Kong|Solar shading and renewable energy make Ken Yeang’s Solaris truly green|With the right plants, sky gardens work anywhere: Yeang’s Spire Edge, India|Yeang’s Malaysian HQ for tech company DiGi, with its insulating living wall|CGI of Stefano Boeri’s Bosco Verticale project, Milan, to be finished in late 2012|Bosco Verticale under construction, with deep balconies to hold the planting|MDRDV’s oversized greenhouse of a hotel in the heart of Dutch tulip country||
16 Jan 2012

Go green: Sustainable design or just a leafy facade?

Words by Elizabeth Choppin

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