Blanc, who is widely regarded as the pioneer of the green wall, created the flourishing facade and roof from a selection of exotic plants.
Completed in 2007, the four-storey house is both a home and workplace for a cinematographer and his family.
A deep furrow circling the house provides a glimpse down to another row of windows, revealing the basement studios below.
The fully glazed west elevation exposes the interiors of the ground, first and second floors, but can be screened by a wall of translucent curtains.
On the ground floor, partitions that separate the kitchen, hallway and family room were once the exterior walls of a single-storey house incorporated into the design.
Photography is by Marie-Françoise Plissart.