A neglected garage in the mountains of Italy gets a green makeover. A lightweight steel frame, reclaimed wood, concrete, old stone, and lots and lots of vines, branches, and flowering greenery merge the space into the lush surroundings.
In other news, 6 urban planners try to beat each other in the new SimCity, and check out 9 design books slated for spring. See the headlines after the jump.
• Architects Turn Crumbling Garage Into Green-Covered Cottage Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale | Architizer
• Using The New Sim City, 6 Urban Planners Battle For Bragging Rights | Co.Exist
• Hot of the press: Nine design books to ring in spring | The Editor at Large
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