30 Mar '17, 7am

This is one way to combat noise and air pollution!

undertook to design a five-storey, 63-unit residential apartment building in Turin, Italy, he sought to break from the homogenous urban development that was consuming the area. What resulted was 25 Verde, an extraordinary urban treehouse that blurs the lines been the domestic and the wild, captures a certain childlike imagination with branches rendered in steel, and whose exterior is melded with 150 trees, as well as a vast array of additional plants to which protect residents against noise pollution, and reduce

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Luciano Pia's incredible urban treehouse protects against air and noise pollution in Turin

Luciano Pia's incredible urban treehouse protec...

inhabitat.com 25 Mar '17, 12am

When<a href="http://www.lucianopia.it/"> Luciano Pia </a>undertook to design a five-storey, 63-unit residential apartment ...

Global trade causes more than 20 percent of air...

grist.org 30 Mar '17, 9pm

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Build your own tiny home or treehouse with these stackable wooden micro-units

Build your own tiny home or treehouse with thes...

inhabitat.com 29 Mar '17, 12pm

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electricvehiclesresearch.com 29 Mar '17, 12am

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inhabitat.com 31 Mar '17, 12am

In addition to serving as a train route, the tunnel is used by lovers to make a wish – it is said that if they are sincere...

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inhabitat.com 29 Mar '17, 11pm

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Michael Green goes way beyond tall wood

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treehugger.com 29 Mar '17, 3pm

Five years ago, when I last interviewed architect Michael Green, he had not yet built a tall wood building. In fact, there...