Edible Lamps Grown With Magic Mushrooms

November 14, 2013

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While you and I can now 3D print our own products, Danish designer Jonas Edvard grows his own 3D edible lamps.

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Yep, Edvard cultivates the living lamps from a material he’s developed using the domestic waste of oyster mushroom leftovers from … Read More…

Urban Hacktivism Reinventing Public Spaces

January 14, 2013

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Florian Rivière, Wheelbench, Vienna, September 2012

You might call Florian Rivière a guerrilla urbanist. Much in the way guerrilla gardeners take possession of underutilized, sometimes offbeat, public spaces to plant gardens, Rivière–a self-proclained “urban hacktivist”– reinvents and diverts public spaces as … Read More…

Flocks of Urbanites Raising Chickens Under Green Roofs

September 19, 2009

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You don’t have to ask why the chicken crossed the road to get to one of these sophisticated coops. It’s an idea that seems to be hatching all around us, an extension of the urban farming trend that has city dwellers’ … Read More…

UK Artists Grow Eco-Conscious Community Involvement

July 19, 2009

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Artist, Lisa Cheung, with one of her mobile allotment planting stations

A collective of UK artists and curators is maintaining the cutting-edge of environmental awareness and having fun in the process. 

They are members of Avant-Gardening, an arts and environment … Read More…

Guide to the Best Green and Garden iPhone Apps

June 29, 2009

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Photo courtesy of  Ohanaware.

iPhone apps are sprouting up like…weeds. Here’s a helpful guide to some of the best apps out there. In an earlier post, I wrote about iPhorest, the app that allows you to plant a real … Read More…

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