HortiCouture: This Wearable Garden Grows On You

August 22, 2017

These are not your garden variety clothes. While fashion trends change season to season, these garments actually grow with the seasons.

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Fashion designer Jacob Olmedo’s Wearable Gardens are a kind of HortiCouture twist on mobile gardens–portable pockets of … Read More...

Haute HortiCouture: Wearable Living Landscapes Fashioned From Self-Seeding Plants

August 21, 2017

Some environmentally conscious designers and artists are creating haute horticouture–botanical fashion statements made with ornamental plants, flowers, and even edible greens. Many of these cultivated collections are artworks meant for viewing alone, while others are designed to be worn.Read More...

Indoor Levitating Forest Greens French Train Station

July 22, 2017

The train station in Angers, France just got very green. Five illuminated “trees” hang from the ceiling in French designer Alexis Tricoire’s latest interior landscape installation.

Tricoire–the self-proclaimed “green fingers designer”–describes The Levitating Forest as a symbolic gateway to the Read More...

The Rise of Urban Vertical Forests

July 15, 2017

Vertical forests–living , breathing skyscrapers enveloped in trees, shrubs, and flowering plants–can, like the one’s featured above, absorb 25 tons of carbon dioxide annually and produce roughly 60 kilograms of oxygen daily, while also promoting local urban biodiversity.

Milan-based Stefano Read More...

“Vegitecture” Project Brings Vertical Farming to Paris Suburb

July 5, 2017

In the Parisian suburb of Romainville, a vertical farming project will transform the concept of urban agriculture in a “vegitecture” complex whose small production loop will enable residents to buy produce directly from their local urban farm.

In a … Read More...

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