Hottest Green Design: Contained WorldsPosted June 10 2013
Terrariums delight us and spark our imagination because they allow us to create a little contained world of greenery. Like this gorgeous, geometric piece, “Terra,” by Fort Standard, which not only houses an environment, but rotates 360 degrees like the globe we live on.
(PS: This gorgeous, modern design played a part in the inspiration behind our very own Faceted Wooden Planters)
But what happens when the situation is flipped? Designed by Act Romegialli Architects, Green Box is a building destined to be consumed by the greenery outside of it. Its exterior wire skeleton promotes a habitat for climbing vegetation that over time will integrate it with the surrounding world, while the inside of the home remains hospitable with a kitchen, garden room, and hang-out space.
Which side of the glass do you prefer to be on? We aren’t so sure.