November 12, 2012
Battery Urban Farm. Photo via the Battery Conservancy.
Hurricane Sandy’s wrath caused the damage and demise of a number of New York City urban gardens and farms, some less fortunate than others.
Brooklyn Grange Urban Rooftop Farms
Brooklyn Grange lost … Read More…
July 12, 2012
Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens
I began this week dining with a foodie friend at Rosemary’s, the latest addition to New York City’s restaurants with rooftop gardens and farms. Though our expected 45 minute wait turned into an hour … Read More…
June 29, 2012
Who isn’t looking for a small peaceful urban haven at which to chill out, check email, figure out what’s next?
For an urban development project commissioned by the city of Paris, JCDecaux, inventor of the “street furniture” concept of … Read More…
December 22, 2011
Illustration: Guillermo Munro for the China Daily.
In response to its growing urbanization, China is reinventing the “garden city” concept in order to create space for both its urban and its displaced rural citizens. Every year, more than 15 million … Read More…
November 16, 2011
The Greenhouse on the roof of Public School 333 in Manhattan. Photo: Ari Burling
A 1400-square foot smart and sustainable hydroponic urban farm sits on the third floor rooftop of a New York City public school. It’s home to The … Read More…