Trees will grow on the balconies of Istanbuls honeycomb-like apartments

Istanbul is on track for a stunning new landmark that’ll bring rural living to the heart of the city. International architecture studio Eray Carbajo designed Urban Rural, a modular residential high-rise that aims to raise the bar for sustainable development in Turkey’s capital. The modular units will fit together into a honeycomb-like volume with a balcony filled with greenery.

The design of the Urban Rural building began with an abstraction of the traditional gabled rural house and…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/trees-will-grow-on-the-balconies-of-istanbuls-honeycomb-like-apartments
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