There is something beautiful about moss or ivy crawling organically up the outsides of buildings, but something altogether bizarre and fantastic about surfaces entirely coated with greenery inside and out. Some artists have taken green art to the literal and metaphorical next level by doing just that and changing the way we think about architectural surfaces and structures and their relationship to the natural environment.
What makes art or design both amazing and green? Sustainability is a factor, but so is style – and the degree to which something is integrated with its environment. From transforming green boxes to rotating dome homes, creative eco-art to exotic eco-landscapes and dizzying tree houses to dazzling tree sculptures, here are twenty of the greatest (and strangest) works of contemporary green art, architecture and design.