MAD Architects, led by Ma Yansong, has created a "living green wall" for its Beverly Hills' residences in Los Angeles, which is the first completed project of MAD in the USA.To get more news about stainless steel green facade, you can visit boegger.net official website.
Named Gardenhouse, the project, located at 8600 Wilshire Boulevard in California’s Beverly Hills, is a mixed-use scheme consisting of 18 residential units above ground floor commercial space. MAD first released design for Gardenhouse in 2015 and then resealed construction images in 2018. MAD's design evokes the lush landscape of Beverly Hills, MAD wanted to create a “hillside village” with residential units “growing” from the building’s living green wall.
The design supports the studio's architectural approach like in other projects increasing the inhabitants' emotions like living in the nature.Peaking above the landscaped envelope, a cluster of white façaded, irregular-shaped windows, and gabled-roof structures create a dynamic neighborhood, and a playful, witty, though simple homage to the iconic hillsides of Los Angeles.
The design is described as "one of the largest living green walls in the USA" upon completion. "This defining envelope is covered in lush plantings of native, drought-tolerant succulents and vines, whose familiarity to the local climate negates the need for extra irrigation and maintenance," said MAD in its project description.
"The result is a unique texture forming an organic, natural, seasonal addition to the neighborhood streetscape."Covering a total of 4,460-square-metre area, "hillside village" offers a variety of different housing typologies: two studios, eight condominiums, three townhouses and five villas.
As the studio highlights, "this healthy mixture results in a high sense of