Experiencing Girona Through Its Legends

September 11, 2013

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What I love about travel is that it is about more than place, it’s about storytelling. Through stories, we as visitors begin to absorb the essence of where we are, both historically and in the moment, and most importantly within … Read More…

Farm Kitchen Blends Micro-Agriculture and Design at London’s 100% Design

August 30, 2013

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Mood board by The Farm Kitchen’s designers, Mette.

As a testament to the prevailing interest in countertop gardening and indoor farming, a conceptual kitchen environment showcasing micro-agriculture will be a key feature at this year’s 100% Design 2013 during the London Design Read More…

Environmental Art at Seattle’s Brightwater Wastewater Treatment Plant

August 28, 2013

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The city of Seattle incorporates artists into the planning phases of every public works project, including the (seemingly) unsavory issue of waste disposal. This admirable philosophy often results in surprising collaborations between architects, engineers, and creatives.

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Cemetery’s Garden Mausoleum Connects Spiritual and Physical Spaces

August 27, 2013

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Created for the departed but experienced by the living, cemeteries are bucolic spaces for remembrance and quiet contemplation. 

For the historic Lakewood Cemetery, which dates back to 1871, HGA Architects and Engineers designed a garden mausoleum that, in their words, “quietly embraces the … Read More…

Tent With a View: Camping on a New York City Rooftop

August 26, 2013

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Photo: Mark Roemisch

If you can bear to unplug for one night and forego a shower till the next day, want to meet new friends and enjoy panoramic sunrise and sunset skyline views, then consider camping out with Bivouac, a Read More…

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