Amazing Urban Treehouse

25-Verde-00-850x425This Amazing Urban Treehouse was designed by Luciano Pia, 25 Verde is an apartment complex that brings plants and potted trees up off the ground in an attempt to protect its residents against air and noise pollution. Completed in 2012, the building is located in Turin, Italy.  Its structure is in steel and it looks like a forest where trees are rooted in terraces with irregular shapes, ponds  are crossed by footings and lush gardens cover the roofs.Amazing Urban Treehouse: The 25 Verde by Luciano Pia   DesignRulz.comThe building has been thought as a living forest, a house on the trees like the houses children dream of and sometimes build. It is a special building because it is alive: it grows up, it breaths and it changes since 150 trees with tall trunks cover its terraces. Amazing Urban Treehouse: The 25 Verde by Luciano Pia   DesignRulz.comTogether with 50 trees planted in the court garden they produce oxygen, absorb carbonic anhydride, cut down air pollution, protect from noise, follow the natural cycle of Seasons, grow up day after day and create a perfect microclimate inside the building so diminuishing the fall and rise in temperature in summertime and wintertime. Amazing Urban Treehouse: The 25 Verde by Luciano Pia   DesignRulz.comAccording to the architects: There are 63 residential units in the building and they are all different and fitted with wide terraces of irregular shapes that surround the trees. The last floor is covered with private green roofs. The green is diversified: big vases on the terraces, court gardens, green walls and roof gardens just in front of the lofts.In the vases there are trees or shrubs of different heights from 2.5 m. to 8 m. Amazing Urban Treehouse: The 25 Verde by Luciano Pia   DesignRulz.comDeciduous species have been planted to have sun irradiation in wintertime too. The choise of the species, even if diversified according to the different needs, has been made to grant a variety of leaves, colours and flowering. When all the green is fully blooming it gives the feeling of living in a tree house. You can dream of a house or live in a dream!Amazing Urban Treehouse: The 25 Verde by Luciano Pia   DesignRulz.com Amazing Urban Treehouse: The 25 Verde by Luciano Pia   DesignRulz.com Amazing Urban Treehouse: The 25 Verde by Luciano Pia   DesignRulz.com

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