The 8600 Willshire Community Will Be Wrapped In a Living Wall

By: Rahul Kalvapalle - Jul 14, 2015
References: i-mad & gizmag
The address of 8600 Wilshire, located in Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, will soon house a residential community raised high above the street and sheathed in a beautiful living wall. Designed by MAD Architects, this community will "coalesce nature and community into a living environment among high-density cities."

The community will comprise 18 residential units including three townhouses, five villas, two studios and eight condos. Each of the properties will overlook the street on one side but will offer privacy on the other side by means of an enclosed garden. An elevated courtyard will feature plants and a tree canopy.

The living wall surrounding the development will be irrigated by an automated system that uses micro-drop emitters and sensors, allowing for 24/7 monitoring. This project proves that you can in fact enjoy the splendors of greenery while living in a dense urban environment.