Here are some examples of living buildings
The Gutman Visitor Center, Jerusalem
This is a bird research center run by the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI). Situated near the Supreme Court and the Knesset, the center was built of recycled materials, has self-sustaining features, and has a living roof. A living roof is made up of living plants. The building also has spaces for wildlife to make their homes in.
The Omega Center for Sustainable Living, Rhinebeck, NY
This green building is powered by solar energy panels and its temperature is regulated by a geothermal heating and cooling system. It has a rainwater harvesting system and a system for reusing waste water. The building is designed to let in the maximum amount of natural light, reducing the need for electricity.
The EpiCenter, Bozeman, Montana
Built by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Montana State University (MSU), the EpiCenter generates its own non-polluting energy, has a temperature control system, and has a waste recycling system that makes use of an ecological waste treatment plant and a photovoltaic system. There is a solar power system and a fuel cell system that is activated when the solar system does not work at night or in times of insufficient sunlight.