Vo Trong Nghia Architects has designed a city hall for the Vietnamese city of Bac Ninh comprising a pair of planted towers, which lean together at the centre to frame a series of elevated viewing decks (+ slideshow). More
Jean Nouvel has completed a tower with foliage bursting out of perforated walls and wide balconies, so we've added this and more verdant architecture to our Pinterest board dedicated to plants. It also includes Vo Trong Nghia's hotel with hanging gardens on its facades and a foliage-strewn house near Brussels by French botanical artist Patrick Blanc.
Italian architect Stefano Boeri has revealed designs for a plant-covered 36-storey tower in Lausanne, Switzerland, continuing the "vertical forest" concept he trialled with a pair of towers in Milan (+ slideshow). More
This week on Dezeen: we reported that Norwegian customs seized and obliterated 100 replicas of Danish designer Hans J Wegner's Round Chair this week, and BIG revealed a terraced block of apartments in Stockholm (pictured). More
Hanoi architecture office Studio 102 has transformed an incomplete house in the Vietnamese capital into an office for a landscape architecture firm, featuring plants that clamber over its slatted timber cladding (+ slideshow). More
French architect Jean Nouvel teamed up with botanist Patrick Blanc to create this pair of plant-covered Sydney towers that reflect light into their lower levels with a huge cantilevered panel of mirrors. More
Football players disappear beneath a grassy knoll to access hidden changing facilities at a sports ground in northern France by MU Architecture (+ slideshow). More
This multi-storey car park for Copenhagen by local firm JAJA Architects will feature a plant-covered facade to hide the cars inside and grand external staircases leading to a landscaped park on the roof (+ slideshow). More