Ateliers Jean Nouvel’s architecture marvel

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Ateliers Jean Nouvel’s architecture marvel



Nowadays there is a growing request for green spaces within the city and architects are trying to balance built spaces with gardens and parks. Ateliers Jean Nouvel have designed an architectural mix between skyscrapers and parks.

One Cental Park

Architects: Ateliers Jean Nouvel
Location: LOT 1 Broadway, Central Park, Chippendale NSW 2008, Australia
Design Architect: Ateliers Jean Nouvel.
Architect Of Record: PTW Architects
Green Walls: Patrick Blanc
Year: 2014

Image © Murray Fredericks

The architects paid a lot of attention to vegetation used by having 250 species of flowers and plants that combine into an amazing harmony on the facades. One Central Park will feature the world’s tallest vertical garden by botanist Patrick Blanc who has been designing living walls for over 30 years

The building, together with my vertical garden, will be an architectural work floating in the air, with plants growing on the walls – it will create a very special result that will be very new to Sydney Patrick Blanc.


A defining feature is the ‘monumental cantilever’expressed as a Sky Garden extending from level 29 of One Central Park’s taller East tower. The cantilever supports a light-reflecting heliostat system, while the largest en masse vertical gardens in the world clad the exterior facades.  Read more about the features on

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