This Urban Treehouse In Italy Is A Dream Come True For Eco-Conscious Grownups
25 Verde is a treehouse apartment building located in Turin, Italy. Covered in local plant life and unique private terraces, the building combines child-like whimsy with sustainable energy solutions.
Designed by Luciano Pia, the five-story building is an urban oasis featuring 150 trees and 50 courtyard plants which, combined, produces 150,000 liters of oxygen each hour. In addition to producing fresh air, the trees also reduce fine dust created by cars and help to naturally regulate the temperature inside the building.
The building houses 63 apartment units and each one comes with two private, irregular terraces. Of course, the plants and creative construction make this apartment building aesthetically beautiful – but the main goal here is energy efficiency.
With that in mind, Pia equipped the building with a heating and cooling system which runs on groundwater, a rainwater recovery system, and ventilation systems to regulate the building’s climate.
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