Integrating as much greenery as possible in the heart of urban spaces: it has become a priority for some of the world's biggest cities which are now confronted with excessive urbanisation. In Turin, in northern Italy, where it took 5 years to build the imposing "25 Verde", a residential building comprising of 63 apartments mixing architecture and nature. Creating a green oasis in the middle of the city... Luciano Pia, the architect who worked on the project, successfully met this incredible challenge.
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In Les Yvelines is the historical village of Montfort L'Amaury, home to one of the greenest houses in Ile de France. Emmanuel Coste, architect, built a bioclimatic and passive house called the maison Canopée for him and his family.
It is in Bali, Indonesia, is a rather original school, called Green School, its architecture as well as its openness on major environmental issues are tremendously thought-provoking. The initiative is new: building a school out of bamboo in the heart of the jungle, where the severity of tradition...