Located in Rome, Italy, this contemporary apartment was designed by Brain Factory – Architecture & Design. Browser through the photos below, you will find an obvious design feature of this apartment – full of aromatic plants. The central pillar is designed to contain rows of grass and perimeter light plays that exalt spectacularly the monolithic form. The kitchen is also the place par excellence for the pleasure of the senses, spices like basil and chilly are planted under the window. In bathroom, a grass mat in front of the tub and the plant at the corner makes you think it is a kind of spa instead of your home bathroom. Similar design is applied to another bathroom. The only difference is it use dried flower and branch instead of live one.
Designed by Ukrainian design team SVOYA studio, this apartment is perfect for a small family. To offer the young married couple and their child a feelings of ease, serenity and coziness, designer adorned the living space with vertical living gardens which keeps a powerful bound between natural and urban living. Moreover, via using natural materials, colors and decorations, designer successfully create a closeness with nature. Such a good example showcases how to have a city oasis within a crowded city. Would you want to live in place like this?
Volet végétal, is a creative pulley system designed for anyone who lives in an apartment and want a nice little gardening space. Created by French designers Nicolas Barreau and Jules Charbonnet of Barreau & Charbonnet, this window unit can be installed outside of window and allows urban gardeners to lower their plants into direct sunlight.
Located in Singapore, the Willow House is a private residence designed by Guz Architects with a young family in mind. Since there is litter wind in Singapore, the architecture took advantage of its hilltop position and opens up the building plan to make the most of the prevailing breezes. Not only is nature being allowed inside, it is a large part of the building’s aesthetics. Moreover, to relatively dense urban environment of Singapore, designer tried to draw nature in as much as possible – rooftop grass lawn, in-house plant and beautiful garden. Such a nice and fresh place for living!