Osaka: Organic Building by Gaetano Pesce

“Co-existence of greenery, architecture, and human beings” is the concept of Gaetano Pesce-designed Organic Building, completed in 1993 to embody the corporate ideal of Oguraya Yamamoto Co., Ltd. Its shiny terra cotta-coloured facade has protruding steel-encased concrete planters which nurture over 50 varieties of plants irrigated by a computer-controlled hydrating system in a Vertical Garden…