Green Walled Home Features Different Plants for Each Area


This stunning home in Lisbon, Portugal is a living, growing example of the beauty of biodiversity. The home, designed by architects Luis Rebelo de Andrade, Tiago Rebelo de Andrade and Manuel Cachão Tojal, features 25 different plant species spread all over its facade.

The home is situated in the middle of the city, providing a lovely green retreat in an urban environment. The many rich shades of green are an unexpected bit of nature in an otherwise very built-up modern setting.

Each part of the home has its own unique scent and flavor: the exterior walls around the bedrooms are surrounded with fragrant lavender, the living room has the sensuous scent of rosemary, and the rooftop swimming pool features the flavor and aroma of saffron.

The rooftop pool runs the length of the terrace, giving the residents a remote and relaxing place to exercise. A single staircase runs the height of the house, connecting the music room on the ground floor, bedrooms on the second floor, living and dining rooms on the third floor, and private rooftop terrace.

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