"Origins "

I am a friend of the family that used to live here before Outpost took over the space, having been privileged using the the space for many years. Let me quote from thegreenpenthouse website: "The vision for creating a nature-inspired environment in the city came to the family after spending time deep in the Cambodian jungle, in the Kirirom National Park, just two hours drive outside of Phnom Penh. Coming back to the city they didn’t want to leave the jungle behind, so they brought it with them. They built the Yellow Tower into a living vertical forest, experimenting with growing over 100 plant species on the façade and within the building. Now, encased by 2,400m² of climbing plant life, the vertical forest on the Yellow Tower is a testament to the family’s relationship with nature—a reminder that while cities grow, plants were here before us and will be here after us. This reminder inspires a sense of awe—one of the most restorative emotions we can experience. It improves health, instills calmness, opens intuition and boosts creativity. It promotes altruism, and gives us the capacity to cope with life’s demands"

Mette JJ
coworker.com