Patrick Blanc's house

Completed in 2009 Architect : Gilles Ebersolt

  • Patio, seen from inside

    Patio, seen from inside

  • Patio,  Colocasia formosana side

    Patio, Colocasia formosana side

  • Pascal in our troglodytic house

    Pascal in our troglodytic house

  • Patio through a window

    Patio through a window

  • Patio, seen from above

    Patio, seen from above

  • Patio, bench and Boehmeria

    Patio, bench and Boehmeria

  • Patio, Fatsia polycarpa side

    Patio, Fatsia polycarpa side

  • Outdoor shower on the terrace patio for Pascal

    Outdoor shower on the terrace patio for Pascal

  • Snow on the Vertical Garden in Patrick Blanc home

    Snow on the Vertical Garden in Patrick Blanc home

  • Boehmeria platyphylla in the patio

    Boehmeria platyphylla in the patio

  • Colocasia formosana with inflorescence, patio Patrick Blanc Home

    Colocasia formosana with inflorescence, patio Patrick Blanc Home

  • Colocasia formosana inflorescence, patio Patrick Blanc Home

    Colocasia formosana inflorescence, patio Patrick Blanc Home

  • Iris wattii chez Patrick Blanc

    Iris wattii chez Patrick Blanc

  • Pilea plataniflora in the patio with stalactites at the leaf apices in January

    Pilea plataniflora in the patio with stalactites at the leaf apices in January

  • Tricyrtis ishiiana on the patio vertical garden, Patrick Blanc home

    Tricyrtis ishiiana on the patio vertical garden, Patrick Blanc home

  • Begonia pedatifida in the patio

    Begonia pedatifida in the patio

  • Rubus calophyllus on the patio vertical garden, Patrick Blanc home

    Rubus calophyllus on the patio vertical garden, Patrick Blanc home

  • Rubus calophyllus seen from above on the patio vertical garden, Patrick Blanc home

    Rubus calophyllus seen from above on the patio vertical garden, Patrick Blanc home

  • Iris wattii and Iris japonica in the patio

    Iris wattii and Iris japonica in the patio

  • The Liverwort Conocephalum conicum after 20 years of growth on an old Patrick Blanc Vertical Garden now maintained by his sister Corine, Paris

    The Liverwort Conocephalum conicum after 20 years of growth on an old Patrick Blanc Vertical Garden now maintained by his sister Corine, Paris

  • Pilea plataniflora, stalactites at leaf apices in the patio

    Pilea plataniflora, stalactites at leaf apices in the patio

  • Colocasia formosana with stalatites in January 2013

    Colocasia formosana with stalatites in January 2013

  • Iris wattii covered by snow at early morning, January 2013

    Iris wattii covered by snow at early morning, January 2013

  • Douche sous la neige en ce 20 janvier 2013

    Douche sous la neige en ce 20 janvier 2013

  • Bureau de Patrick Blanc sur le Christarium, avec glace frontale

    Bureau de Patrick Blanc sur le Christarium, avec glace frontale

  • Mur Végétal chez Patrick Blanc, Feb 2012

    Mur Végétal chez Patrick Blanc, Feb 2012

  • Christarium avec bureau de Patrick Blanc, Mur Végétal, bibliothèque et rideau de racines de Cissus sicyoides.

    Christarium avec bureau de Patrick Blanc, Mur Végétal, bibliothèque et rideau de racines de Cissus sicyoides.

  • Stairs, books, desk, aquarium and vertical garden in Patrick Blanc home

    Stairs, books, desk, aquarium and vertical garden in Patrick Blanc home

  • Bureau de Patrick Blanc sur le Christarium

    Bureau de Patrick Blanc sur le Christarium

  • Vertical Garden and Christarium at night, Patrick's home

    Vertical Garden and Christarium at night, Patrick's home

  • Vertical garden at night in Patrick's home

    Vertical garden at night in Patrick's home

  • Mur Végétal et bassin au Christarium, avril 2012

    Mur Végétal et bassin au Christarium, avril 2012

  • Indoor Vertical Garden, Christarium, July

    Indoor Vertical Garden, Christarium, July

  • Indoor vertical garden in Patrick Blanc home after four years of growth

    Indoor vertical garden in Patrick Blanc home after four years of growth

  • Christarium at Patrick Blanc home with fishes, Vertical garden and the desk.

    Christarium at Patrick Blanc home with fishes, Vertical garden and the desk.

  • Wall Christarium

    Wall Christarium

  • Desk on Christarium

    Desk on Christarium

  • Patrick Blanc à son bureau, Feb 2012

    Patrick Blanc à son bureau, Feb 2012

  • Patrick Blanc desk on the Christarium at night

    Patrick Blanc desk on the Christarium at night

  • Night reflection on the glasses, Patrick Blanc Home

    Night reflection on the glasses, Patrick Blanc Home

  • Bookshelves, Vertical Garden and aquatic plants submerged in le Christarium, Patrick Blanc home, May 2013

    Bookshelves, Vertical Garden and aquatic plants submerged in le Christarium, Patrick Blanc home, May 2013

  • Patrick Blanc cleaning le Christarium

    Patrick Blanc cleaning le Christarium

  • Cryptocoryne crispatula submerged in the Christarium, in fast flowing water

    Cryptocoryne crispatula submerged in the Christarium, in fast flowing water

  • Patrick Blanc desk above the water at night with underwater lightiing.

    Patrick Blanc desk above the water at night with underwater lightiing.

  • Polypodium and Hedychium reflection at night, Patrick Blanc Home

    Polypodium and Hedychium reflection at night, Patrick Blanc Home

  • Vertical Garden, desk and reflection, Patrick Blanc Home

    Vertical Garden, desk and reflection, Patrick Blanc Home

  • Black Veiltail Angelfish in the Christarium

    Black Veiltail Angelfish in the Christarium

  • Aponogeton madagascariensis in the Christarium

    Aponogeton madagascariensis in the Christarium

  • Cryptocoryne cordata var. siamensis 'Rosanervig' submerged in Christarium

    Cryptocoryne cordata var. siamensis 'Rosanervig' submerged in Christarium

  • Crinum natans submerged in le Christarium with Vertical Garden reflection on the top glass

    Crinum natans submerged in le Christarium with Vertical Garden reflection on the top glass

  • Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia and C. cordata var. siamensis growing submerged in the Christarium and Philodendron Lemon Lime hanging Vertical

    Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia and C. cordata var. siamensis growing submerged in the Christarium and Philodendron Lemon Lime hanging Vertical

  • Crinum natans flower in the Christarium

    Crinum natans flower in the Christarium

  • Crinum natans flowering inside the Christarium and submerged Cryptocoryne affinis population

    Crinum natans flowering inside the Christarium and submerged Cryptocoryne affinis population

  • Cryptocoryne cordata open spatha in the Christarium

    Cryptocoryne cordata open spatha in the Christarium

  • Kinosternon carinatum swimming inside the Christarium

    Kinosternon carinatum swimming inside the Christarium

  • Chlorophonia cyanea, male and female on Schefflera in Patrick Blanc home

    Chlorophonia cyanea, male and female on Schefflera in Patrick Blanc home

  • Phelsuma madagascariensis, male and female on bookshelves, Patrick Blanc home

    Phelsuma madagascariensis, male and female on bookshelves, Patrick Blanc home

  • Loriculus galgulus male on a Witheringia, Patrick Blanc home

    Loriculus galgulus male on a Witheringia, Patrick Blanc home

  • Hedychium longicornutum in  Patrick Blanc home

    Hedychium longicornutum in Patrick Blanc home

  • Philodendron melinonii chez Patrick Blanc, Feb 2012

    Philodendron melinonii chez Patrick Blanc, Feb 2012

  • Ficus villosa climbing appressed on the felt

    Ficus villosa climbing appressed on the felt

  • Petrocosmea sp growing vertically appressed to the felt

    Petrocosmea sp growing vertically appressed to the felt

  • Disporopsis pernyi rhizome growing on the felt surface, Patrick Blanc home

    Disporopsis pernyi rhizome growing on the felt surface, Patrick Blanc home

  • Piper crocatum climbing on the Vertical Garden

    Piper crocatum climbing on the Vertical Garden

  • Rhaphidophora korthalsii and Vertical Garden, Patrick Blanc home

    Rhaphidophora korthalsii and Vertical Garden, Patrick Blanc home

  • Rhaphidophora korthalsii growing on concrete painted wall, Patrick Blanc home

    Rhaphidophora korthalsii growing on concrete painted wall, Patrick Blanc home

  • Schefflera sp (known as S. 'Nova')on Patrick Blanc vertical garden

    Schefflera sp (known as S. 'Nova')on Patrick Blanc vertical garden

  • Blue iridescent Microsorum thailandicum growing on the felt among green algae, mosses, liverworts and germinating ferns

    Blue iridescent Microsorum thailandicum growing on the felt among green algae, mosses, liverworts and germinating ferns

  • Hyperolius tree frog resting on a Philodendron billietae leaf

    Hyperolius tree frog resting on a Philodendron billietae leaf

  • Long acuminate Ficus religiosa

    Long acuminate Ficus religiosa

  • Nephrolepis pendula on the indor Vegetal Wall, Patrick Blanc Home

    Nephrolepis pendula on the indor Vegetal Wall, Patrick Blanc Home

  • Patrick Blanc Home, three continents with American Philodendron, Asian Cryptocoryne and African Pseudotropheus fish

    Patrick Blanc Home, three continents with American Philodendron, Asian Cryptocoryne and African Pseudotropheus fish

  • Patrick Blanc with friends at home

    Patrick Blanc with friends at home

  • Phelsuma madagascariensis, male and female on bookshelves, closeup, Patrick Blanc home

    Phelsuma madagascariensis, male and female on bookshelves, closeup, Patrick Blanc home

  • Pothos leaves appressed to the mossy felt

    Pothos leaves appressed to the mossy felt

  • Psilotum complanatum on the Patrick Blanc Home Vertical Garden

    Psilotum complanatum on the Patrick Blanc Home Vertical Garden

  • Sophie-Emmanuelle and Calliandra tweedii

    Sophie-Emmanuelle and Calliandra tweedii

  • The tiny leaved Ficus punctata covering the felt

    The tiny leaved Ficus punctata covering the felt

  • Zosterops kikuyuensis au nid

    Zosterops kikuyuensis au nid