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18 Different Projects That Feature the Color Green

18 Different Projects That Feature the Color Green
© Maarten Willemstein
© Maarten Willemstein

Over the centuries green has signified many emotions; love, jealousy, health, and more recently the environment. Particularly in the middle ages, it was used to suggest wealth and riches, being used by Leonardo da Vinci as the color of Mona Lisa’s dress. It has also been part of the important tradition to wear green on St. Patrick’s Day as part of the celebrations, a custom in Ireland that dates as far back as 1640.

When it comes to architecture, green color buildings stand out in cities that are usually abundant with brick, concrete and steel and their monochrome palette. In 2017 we saw the revitalizing shade of green, ‘greenery’, being named Pantone’s Color of the Year so it’s no wonder that there are copious numbers of buildings and interiors adorning such a refreshing tone.

Is green the new black? It’s up to you to decide as you scroll through the 18 gorgeous projects below featuring green with such pride.

© David Frutos © Imagen Subliminal © Adrià Goula © Peter Jurkovic + 19

Albabel / Masquespacio

© Luis Beltrán
© Luis Beltrán

Bar Botanique Cafe Tropique / Studio Modijefsky

© Maarten Willemstein
© Maarten Willemstein

Where Is The Toilet, Please? / M2.senos

© Nelson Garrido
© Nelson Garrido

Raval Hideaway / Sarriera-Weinstock

© Jose Hevia
© Jose Hevia

A Door for my Parents / Genoveva Carrión Ruiz

© Nelohagen
© Nelohagen

SUMIYOSHIDO kampo lounge / id inc.

© ID INC
© ID INC

Rural Hotel Complex / ideo arquitectura

© Imagen Subliminal
© Imagen Subliminal

Sda / NUA Arquitectures

© Pixelmoreno
© Pixelmoreno

Kane World Food Studio / Bogdan Ciocodeică

© Andrei Margulescu
© Andrei Margulescu

Casa Lluna / CAVAA Arquitectes

© Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

The Lake House / JRKVC

© Peter Jurkovic
© Peter Jurkovic

Eden Locke Edinburgh / Grzywinski+Pons

© Nicholas Worley
© Nicholas Worley

Euronews / Jakob + MacFarlane Architects

© Nicolas Borel
© Nicolas Borel

Apartamento Viadutos / Vão

© Rafaela Netto
© Rafaela Netto

Brolettouno Apartment / Archiplanstudio

© Davide Galli
© Davide Galli

Administration Extension / CRYSTALZOO

© David Frutos
© David Frutos

Casa Acreditar Porto / Atelier do cardoso arquitectos

© João Morgado
© João Morgado

Instituto para a Ciência e Inovação da Bio-Sustentabilidade / Cláudio Vilarinho

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Cite: Fernanda Castro. "18 Different Projects That Feature the Color Green" 16 Mar 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/889302/18-different-projects-that-feature-the-color-green/> ISSN 0719-8884
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