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…

City Chicks Flock to Urban Rooftop Farm

May 28, 2010

Fancy feathering your nest with a pet chicken inside your co-op instead of her coop? You can, well, put the lady in diapers.

Yes, that’s right, there are diapers for chickens. I learned this and and many other practical poultry … Read More…

Green Development Does Dallas

May 19, 2010

Scheduled to break ground in early 2011, Forwarding Dallas, the product of a collaboration between Portuguese-based architectural firms Atelier Data and Moov, will run “off the grid,” acting as a working model of sustainability for cities around the globe.Read More…

Getting High in Self-Sufficient Green Skyscrapers

March 9, 2010

As its designers describe it, this skyscraper “is a vertical park that rises into the sky, a peaceful place where, in the middle of the hectic city, on the 22nd floor there is room for birds chirping, rustling of leaves, Read More…

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