Gardens Flourish on Top of City Busses

February 1, 2011

 

Bus Roots is a living garden planted on the roofs of city buses. It’s an effort that rose out of New York City designer Marco Antonio Castro Cosio’s graduate thesis at New York University. The project aims to … Read More...

Women Landscape Architects Gaining Ground

January 8, 2011

Exploring the role of women in landscape architecture, the documentary film, Women in the Dirt, takes us behind the scenes with seven of California’s most influential female designers: Mia Lerher, Andrea Cochran, Cheryl Barton, Isabelle Greene, Katherine Spitz, Pamela … Read More...

Urban Gardens Get a Good Rap

October 17, 2010

Many have written, photographed, and spoken about urban gardens. But this is the first time I have seen someone rap about urban gardens. I was “moved” by this urban gardens rap music video…

And as the rappers note: “Urban gardening … Read More...

Shedding Light on Garden Composting

July 2, 2010

Designed by Nicholas Groves-Raines of Groves-Raines Architects as an extension to the garden at Inverleith Terrace, Edinburgh, this sensually curving composting shed includes both a composting area and garden store.

The structure is constructed entirely from industrial concrete reinforcing bar … Read More...

Mobile Urban Gardens in Upcycled Parcels

June 28, 2010

Welcome the itinerant gardener, not the one who travels from plot to plot, but the one whose community gardens travel from spot to spot. We’ve written about mobile gardens before, but these self-contained gardens go beyond being simply plant-growing mobile … Read More...

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