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...

Announcing Our Mr. Steam & Urban Gardens Indoor-Outdoor Spa Sanctuary Pinterest Contest Winner!

July 3, 2013


We received many wonderful entries to the Indoor-Outdoor Spa Sanctuaries Pinterest Contest we hosted with Mr. Steam–and we’re excited to announce the winner!

Our guest judge, Veronika Miller, CEO (Chief Eternal Optimist) of interior design networking platform and resource … Read More...

The Cocktail Gardener Cultivates Garden Pop-Up Bar on London Rooftop

May 28, 2013

Photo via Eleanor Salton Thorne.

Known for her seasonal garden cocktails and infusions using cultivated and foraged herbs and flowers, Lottie Muir (aka The Cocktail Gardener), mixes it up at Midnight Apothecary, the London roof garden pop-up cocktail bar Read More...

10 Great Design Blogs Written By Moms

May 12, 2013

Place for gathering together on a special day. Mad About the House. via Lobster and Swan.

In honor of Mother’s Day and great moms everywhere, I have created a shortlist of great design blogs conceived and written by moms.Read More...

Sustainable High-Rise Greens Sydney Skyline

April 2, 2013


While action toward building ‘greener’ more sustainable structures is gaining momentum in Europe and America, an office tower from down-under is putting Australia on the green buildings map.

A 30 story high-rise office tower in Sydney, Australia’s central business district, … Read More...

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