An Urban Treehouse That Absorbs Pollution | News | Archinect

^ Translated from Italian. Check the source for more photos.


DO trees really belong on (conventional) buildings in urban situations? Are the costs of engineering the structure and sealing it against the effects of damp and roots worth the effort – is it not more logical to design structures that accommodate courtyards etc or to design in such a way with landscape contours that buildings are embedded in the landscape on larger sites and so surrounded and enfolded in the trees and planted spaces which can then provide the ecological services that are desired? 

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