Budding Eco Building Breathes Life Into Chilean City With Green Wall

 - Jan 15, 2009   Updated: Jun 1 2011
References: archdaily & treehugger
Chilean architecture just got spicier. Enrique Browne architects designed a cutting edge office skyscraper with a green, flowering wall.

The building in the city of Concepción has an entire wall blossoming with living Star Jasmine, Plumbago, Parthenocissus and Bougainvillea flowers, adding a beautiful breath of life to the urban core.

Check out some more living walls, as well as rope bridge by Enrique Browne.

Implications - With the number of eco-savvy civilians increasing every day, there is more pressure on officials to alter products and make them more environmentally friendly. Buildings like this one, which incorporates a flowering wall, are radical in that they improve the state of the environment while also adding an environmental element to daily life. Industries should continue to adapt their products and services to more eco-friendly versions.