UK-based designer Thomas Heatherwick presents his take on biophilia with his residential Eden condominiums. The biophilia trend has been making waves in both the interior and architectural design industries.
Located in Singapore, which is celebrated for its biophilic infrastructure, the Eden condominiums consist of a single tower standing 20 stories high. The building’s clamshell balconies are flanked with greenery, with Heatherwick using them to make the units feel more open and optimize “light, views and natural cross-ventilation.”
“It isn’t just about blending the indoors and outdoors better but what works well for an apartment project,” Heatherwick explained in an interview with Prestige Online. “Should buildings sit big and heavy on the ground, or could a building touch the ground lightly?”
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