Organic Concrete For Living Green Facades

January 10, 2013


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 … 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), … Read More…

Growing Green Streets to Go With the Flow

November 1, 2009


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 Read More…

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