3D Printed Planter Bricks

April 6, 2013


Now you can print and plant a brick.


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


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


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...

Green Walls and Living Sculpture Blend Art and Fashion

March 24, 2013


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.


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

Growing Up: A Guide to Great Gardens in Small Spaces

March 5, 2013


Photo: travelnerd

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


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.


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

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