Inhabitat » Interiors – Moss House

Japanese House Sprouts Spiraling Moss Walls

by Lea Bogdan, 09/30/09

moss house, nendo, ebisu japan, Shibuya River, natural pattern, wallpaper, interiors, artistic installation

Awe-inspiring design may not grow on trees, but it sure can dress up walls! Last year, architecture and product design group Nendo Studio completed the renovation of this gorgeous Moss House private residence in the Ebisu area of Tokyo, Japan. Taking inspiration from the plant life that scales the walls lining the nearby Shibuya River, the Nendo designers used dried moss to cover the interior walls with vine-like patterns. This custom wall treatment has a vivid color, a rich textural quality, and gives the starck white corridors a sense that the are alive.


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