3D Printed Planter Bricks

April 6, 2013

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Now you can print and plant a brick.

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Planter Bricks are 3D printed concrete masonry units that double as vessels for growing plants and vegetation.

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Created by Emerging Objects, a design and research subsidiary of Rael San Fratello Architects specializing … Read More…

Sustainable High-Rise Greens Sydney Skyline

April 2, 2013

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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, 1 … Read More…

Green Walls and Living Sculpture Blend Art and Fashion

March 24, 2013

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Complex and intricate living art arrangements composed of thousands of plants climb the interior walls of of Isetan Shinjuku, one of Japan’s oldest department stores.

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For a recent unveiling of the store’s “Fashion Museum” botanical artist Makota Azuma’s The Read More…

Growing Up: A Guide to Great Gardens in Small Spaces

March 5, 2013

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Living in the middle of a bustling city doesn’t have to mean you can’t create a gorgeous garden space, no matter how tiny your outdoor area may be.

As long as you have a spot with a little … Read More…

Green Walled Facade Conceals Building’s Mechanicals

February 25, 2013

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Plants pop through small holes of the die-cast aluminum panels that punctuate the living facade of Green Cast, a mixed-use building in Odawara, Japan.

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Designed by architects Kengo Kuma & Associates, the building’s slightly slanted panels are formed over … Read More…

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