Organic Concrete For Living Green Facades

January 10, 2013

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Spanish researchers have developed a living concrete that may define a new method for creating vertical gardens and living walls on building facades.  Capturing rainwater, the multilayered cement encourages and sustains the growth and viability of specific mosses and lichens directly on … Read More…

Egg Pod Layed on Beijing Street

December 17, 2010

When Beijing’s sky-high rental prices made it impossible for him to find a place he could afford, recently graduated architect, Dai Haifei, 24, hatched the idea of making his own mobile egg-style shelter. At a cost of 6,427 yuan ($964), the eco-friendly two-meter … Read More…

Growing Green Streets to Go With the Flow

November 1, 2009

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When I was in Portland, Oregon last year for the Wordstock Festival, I almost didn’t care that it was raining the whole time. I was amazed, not only by the friendliness of the people, but of the friendliness of the Read More…

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