When someone says â€œIf these walls could talk,â€ you know youâ€™re in some interesting space. Now thereâ€™s a way for walls to come alive (but thankfully stay silent), and Archstone Gaithersburg Station Apartments in Gaithersburg, MD is leading the way. Among the many cool features at this community â€“ including soundproof music recording studios/practice rooms, a resort-style lagoon pool and a media screening room â€“ is a living wall.
Also known as green walls or vegetation walls, the structure is intended to bring nature into an otherwise man-made area and to oxygenate the space around it. At Archstone Gaithersburg Station, the living wall is in the state-of-the-art fitness center â€“ a place where extra oxygen and a cool, green backdrop is certainly welcome.
The living wall complements the other green and natural touches at the community. The buildings offer many homes with a spectacular view of the resort lagoon pool and deck, the fire and water garden, or the Peony Garden. While loft-style homes have a decidedly modern and urban feel â€“ including individual doorbells â€“ the community surroundings offer an oasis from the bustle of Washington, D.C., just 30 minutes away by train.
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