Moss Your City Explores the Urban Forest

July 19, 2010








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As part of the Architectural Foundation’s exchange program for emerging architects, Norwegian architectural firm Pushak created Moss Your City, an indoor moss landscape exhibition that explores the relationship between contemporary architecture, landscape, and natural resources.








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Does Money Grow on Your Trees?

May 7, 2010







Want to know the environmental and economic value your trees provide on an annual basis? The Tree Benefit Calculator allows you to make this simple estimation. Input your location by zip code to find your climate zone, add the tree

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Nurturing Urban and Local Sustainability: A Fruit Tree Grows in Boston

February 1, 2010


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How can the health of people and the environment in urban areas become a community responsibility? Boston’s EarthWorks takes a step forward.  Founded in 1989, EarthWorks is a non-profit organization operating under the slogan: planting a healthier and more sustainable … Read More…

Holiday Cards That Kinda Grow on You

December 7, 2009



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Plantable card from bloomin.com

I admit it’s been a while since I sent out holiday cards. I like receiving them when they are beautifully designed, include a sincere handwritten personal note, or have been purchased through a worthy charity.  And … Read More…

Manhattan Vacant Lot Becomes Temporary Tree Nursery and Cultural Space

September 18, 2009


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Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) has announced today’s opening of LentSpace, which transforms an entire city block into a platform for contemporary art exhibitions complemented by public programs. A model for citywide land use, this temporary project—made possible by the … Read More…

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