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Osaka’s Living Building

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The Organic Building by Gaetano Pesce.

The Organic Building in Osaka, Japan features more than eighty different types of indigenous plants and trees in a stunning vertical design from Italian architect Gaetano Pesce.

The Organic Building by Gaetano Pesce.

The nine-story living landmark building features extruded pocket planters to house the wide variety of vegetation. The plants are kept watered and healthy via a complex computer controlled hydrating system.

The Organic Building by Gaetano Pesce.

Built in 1993, the Organic Building has 7052 sq.m. (76,000 sq.ft.) of interior space containing offices, restaurants and shops.

Visit: http://www.gaetanopesce.com/

Images via Veronica Belmont Flickr

Via Inhabitat