10 Cool DIY Home and Garden Projects You Can Make With a 3D Printer

November 20, 2013



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Pushpin birdhouse design spotted on MakerBot’s Thingiverse.

I’ve been seriously wowed lately by many of the inventive 3D printed objects I have found, like concrete planter bricks, a mini planter system with drip irrigation, and a modular vertical garden perfect 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 … Read More…

PhytoKinetic: Lightweight Green Roof System For City Buses and Vehicles

July 24, 2013



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For Barcelona area landscape designer Marc Grañén, the test of his concept was the reaction from his young children. When he told his kids, ages 6 and 9, about his lightweight green roof system for city buses, the boys began … Read More…

The Cleanest and Greenest Work Desk Grows Fresh Air

June 21, 2013



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Inside a massive building on the outskirts of one of the world’s most polluted cities, the air is clean — all thanks to three plants and one man.



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Kamal Meattle is an Indian researcher whose lung capacity became severely … Read More…

Ten Futuristic Garden Tools

June 10, 2013



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A slew of high-tech weapons could soon occupy home gardeners’ arsenals. From soil humidity sensors, to computer-generated growing tips, to weather detection devices, these contraptions challenge the notion that plants need a human touch.

Whether you’ve mastered indoor herbs, wrestled … Read More…

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