Modular Compact Green Roof System

January 22, 2013

Pocket-habitat-in-row

Conventional ‘roll out’ green roof systems are not feasible for certain roof conditions. Some systems are bulky, built like mattresses, require specialized teams to measure and survey the site, can be difficult to retrofit, and require at least two experienced people for Read More…

Green Facade Mirrors Shape Of Europe

November 12, 2010

Covered by 5000 plants forming a map of the European continent,  ‘Europe in Bloom: a Living Façade”  hovered, until late October, over one of the most prominent squares in Copenhagen. An effort by the European Environment Agency to raise Read More…

Paris: City of Lights and Plants

June 1, 2010

In 1828, when Paris lit the Champs Elysées with gas lamps earning the nickname La Ville-Lumière, or City of Lights, had it instead lined the street with plants, it might have become known as The City of Plants. During … Read More…

Urban Gardens Aboard a Floating Habitat and Gallery

July 3, 2009

waterpod

The Waterpod, a floating eco-habitat and interactive exhibition gallery, will study self-sufficient, water-based living while demonstrating future pathways for nomadic, mobile shelters and water-based communities, both docked and roaming.  For the next five months, four artists will rotate living on Read More…

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