Environmental Art at Seattle’s Brightwater Wastewater Treatment Plant

August 28, 2013

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The city of Seattle incorporates artists into the planning phases of every public works project, including the (seemingly) unsavory issue of waste disposal. This admirable philosophy often results in surprising collaborations between architects, engineers, and creatives.

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Reclaimed Bicycle Repurposed As Outdoor Fountain in Public Art Installation

August 22, 2013

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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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Garden and Outdoor Design Follies on Streets of Lyon

August 20, 2012


Furniture made of metal, dirt, and turf. Photo via Marine Peyre.

Who doesn’t enjoy a bit of folly, in the garden, on the street, or anywhere?


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The freshest innovative and eco-friendly designs, trends, and ideas for urban gardens and stylish small places.

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