Rendezvous in Green: Botanical Tiled Vertical Garden

February 19, 2014

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Add this botanical tiled vertical garden space to the list of wonderful places to sneak off to for an afternoon rendezvous. I think a comfy mattress on the interior platform would be just the place for a nap en plein Read More...

Travels to New York City Via Instagram

October 21, 2013



It may be my backyard, but whenever I’m in New York City I like to view it as though I’m visiting it for the first time. Join me on a visual and virtual journey to one of my favorite cities. … Read More...

Outdoor Grass Rooms Transform Historic Gdansk Public Square Into Interactive Urban Park

October 16, 2013


When the city of  Gdansk, Poland removed parking from its historic Targ Weglowy Square, the absence of cars presented a new urban planning and design opportunity that could simultaneously test public interaction within the square.


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Reclaimed Bicycle Repurposed As Outdoor Fountain in Public Art Installation

August 22, 2013


When an abandoned rusted bicycle had outlived its usefulness as trustworthy transportation, American born and Berlin-based artist, Brad Downey, mounted it on an equally rusty bike rack then transformed it into a working fountain.



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Paris Hidden Garden With History

May 26, 2013

Photo: Adrian Leeds.

Hidden within the walls surrounding Paris’s National Archives, there lies a quiet haven of tranquil gardens perfect for a quiet city escape. Located in the heart of the Marais, one of the city’s most stylish neighborhoods, the Read More...

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