PhytoKinetic: Lightweight Green Roof System For City Buses and Vehicles

July 24, 2013



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


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.


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

Ten Futuristic Garden Tools

June 10, 2013


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 …

How to Build Indoor Hydroponic Gardens Using IKEA Storage Boxes

June 1, 2013


Hey apartment and small space dwellers, here’s an easy DIY compact hydroponic indoor farm system you can make with repurposed off-the-shelf IKEA storage boxes.


ELIOOO is not a product, it’s architect and designer Antonio Scarponi’s cleverly conceived and designed instruction … Read More...

Hydroponic Wine Bottle Wall Garden at Student Bar

April 11, 2013


Conceived as part wine rack and part hydroponics, a hydroponic bottle wall garden will spout from April 7-24 in the lower bar of a local Cornell University campus area venue, Stella’s Bar and Restaurant.


Architecture students Peter Gudonis and Carly …

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