Hydroponic Wine Bottle Wall Garden at Student Bar

April 11, 2013

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Conceived as part wine rack and part hydroponics, a hydroponic bottle wall garden will spout from April 7-24 in the lower bar of a local Cornell University campus area venue, Stella’s Bar and Restaurant.

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Architecture students Peter Gudonis and Carly Dean, recipients … 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…

Hanging Garden Lamps Green Up Interiors

March 26, 2013

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One of my favorite Brooklyn artisan-makers is the collaborative design studio, Autumn Workshop, whose Scrap Ecology lighting we featured a while back. The studio creates a variety of lighting that derives its inspiration from biophiliathe natural connection between human 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…

Ephemeral Garden of Decomposing Books

February 12, 2013

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In 2010, for an installation in a forested area at the Jardin de la Connaissance in Quebec, artist Rodney LaTourelle and landscape architect Thilo Folkerts of 100 Landschaftsarchitektur collaborated to create Garden of Cognition, a temporary garden space using approximately 40,000 Read More…

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