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Plant-Covered Self-Sufficient Structures

WOHA Debuts an Immersive and Futuristic Pavilion

— August 29, 2019 — Eco
As the demand for producing sustainability-focused projects is quite strong, many architects and designers dabble in the art of the self-sufficient structure. The latest instance of this is put forward by WOHA who is exhibiting in the 2020 Dubai Expo. The firm looked to vegetation to create a pavilion that "reflect Singapore's determination to alleviate global warming and become one of the greenest places in the world."

The self-sufficient structure is lush on plants and trees, facilitating a tranquil sanctuary of sorts that offers refuge from the ever-demanding work environment to individuals. With this project, WOHA attempts to show the possibility of realizing "a self-sufficient green oasis anywhere in the world, even in the desert."

The pavilion peeks, following a series of pathways, and at the top, WOHA has inserted three 'Garden Cones.'
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