Floating Cloud Observatory For Urban Rooftops

March 16, 2016

Floating Cloud Observatory For Urban Rooftops

Here’s more design goodness from Spain. Madrid-based architect Carolina González Vives of Fisheye Architecture has designed the ‘floating’ Cloud Observatory, a cooling system to counter the urban heat island effect.

Floating Cloud Observatory For Urban Rooftops

Her “outdoor restaurant and chill out” space sits atop an … Read More...

Experience 250 Years of Heirloom Vegetables and History in Old Salem, North Carolina

March 8, 2016

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From Winston-Salem’s vibrant contemporary urban center, Old Salem is just a 10 minute drive, yet it’s centuries away. Visitors to the North Carolina historic town travel back 250 years to America’s most authentic and comprehensive collection of 100 eighteenth century Read More...

Rooftop Hiking in Stockholm

March 2, 2016

Rooftop Hiking in Stockholm

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What better place to view a beautiful cityscape than from a rooftop? Well you can do just that in Stockholm. Rooftop Tours offers the adventurous an opportunity to experience the Swedish capital’s skyline from 141 feet (47 meters) above.

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Visions of an Urban Holiday Season

December 25, 2015

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Sightings of comfort and joy: holiday windows and lights, from New York City to Connecticut, Washington, DC to New Orleans, and across the pond to Munich, Germany…

Twig lights for the Holiday Season red-dress-nyc-window stars abc-holiday-window Dolly and Santa Cheering up the Holiday Season NYC slightly creepy Holiday Season display nyc-red-shoes-in-window xmas-place-setting-anthropol taxis-in-holiday-window-nyc reindeer-water-tower-nyc-holiday-in-window xmas_terrain park-avenue-nyc nyc-window-bergdorf-1 nyc-red-xmas holiday-ornament-blue Doxi lights up the Holiday Season xmas-table-old-greenwich My Christmas dinner table, once upon a time…Old Greenwich, Connecticut.

Holiday Season in Munich, Germany

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20 Best Urban Gardens Stories of 2015

December 22, 2015

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Have we told you lately that we love you? Well we do. And here’s what you loved in 2015.

Your favorite stories of the year included plants growing up walls and on countertops. You loved hydroponic and aquaponic gardens and, Read More...

The freshest innovative and eco-friendly designs, trends, and ideas for urban gardens and stylish small places.

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