The T8 - Bamboo 'Pterodactyl' Nest
   
Project Name: The T8 - Bamboo 'Pterodactyl' Nest
Year: Current
Owner:
Location: Paris, France
Building Type: Multi-Family Residential
Type: Extensive
System: Custom
Size: 0 sq.ft.
Slope: 1%
Access: Accessible, Open to Public
Submitted by: Greenroofs.com

Designers/Manufacturers of Record:
Architect: Rudy Ricciotti
The $41 million project, dubbed T8 after its plot number, is "an atypical Parisian multifamily courtyard design in that the building?s interior features an irregularly shaped courtyard garden and pool. In Architect Ricciotti?s project, plant life will hang from green roofs in what he describes as an ?imaginary Eden,? (Such, 2007).
Project completion is expected in 2011.

Additional thumbnail photos:

Read Richard Such's December 17, 2007 article ?Ricciotti Designs Bamboo 'Pterodactyl' Nest? in Architectural Record here, and visit the website of Rudy Ricciotti, the architect, here. Click on "Ouvrages Divers" and then select the 4th photo on the bottom line for graphics.
 
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