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Arboricole Tower Brings Urban Hanging Garden

Vincent Callebaut Architectures is the famous green projects designer that has officially unveiled Arboricole tower – a new “biophilic” building that brings agriculture to the urban landscape.

Project info:

International competition: finalist of ‘imagine angers’, organized by Christophe béchu, mayor of Angers
Real estate developer: Bouygues Immobilier
Lead architectural consultant: Vincent callebaut architectures, paris
Program: 50 vegetated, adaptable, and experimental apartments; a next-generation hotel residence; bar, beer brewery, and concert hall: a cultural nursery for the development of artistic projects; a gourmet rooftop restaurant
Floor area: 9,400 sqm (101,180 sq. ft.)
Environmental technical studies office: elan
Structure and fluids technical studies office: Setec bâtiment
Landscaper: Sempervirens, assisted by the INRA Frenchh national institute of agricultural research)
Partners: Eisox, making tomorrow
Artist: Collectif blast

Via: Designboom