Stefano Boeri ontwierp een zelfvoorzienende, groene stad: Smart Forest City. Waar? Vlakbij Cancun in Mexico. Voedsel en energie hoeven niet te worden geïmporteerd. Het stadsbeeld is dankzij de geplande 7,5 miljoen bomen, struiken en planten HEEL ERG GROEN. Alle recente inzichten op het gebied van de relatie groen met leefbaarheid, gezondheid, economie en duurzaamheid komen… Lees meer Stefano Boeri: ‘STAD VAN DE TOEKOMST’ TELT 7.5 miljoen bomen en planten
Working in a green environment has many advantages for businesses, from one-man businesses to multinationals, where the investment in green soon may have a positive effect on the operating result of your company.
In the specially designed wetland, a pump recirculates rainwater, moving it through layers of gravel, sand and plant roots that filter and clean the water through this natural biofiltration system. Grasses are important in the native garden and are used more and more in planting designs. Grasses abound on rocky slopes, where they soften the… Lees meer NYBG Native Plant Garden
Garden Designers Tommaso del Buono & Paul Gazerwitz (del Buono Gazerwitz) and The Telegraph both had the daunting task to keep up the long tradition of being a Gold Medalist at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The design they made for this modern Italian Garden is inspired by the historical Italian garden, revisiting some of the… Lees meer The Telegraph Show Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Biodiversity and sustainability are becoming increasingly more important and there’s a major role for them in this new way of planting. So let’s name this new way of planting; the Natural garden. (or what ever you like to name it) comparing the Natural Garden to the tradional way it’s diffirent in the way we arrange… Lees meer GO WILD! Guide for Naturalistic Planting Design
The abandoned freight line that cuts diagonally across Chicago will soon be a beautiful green-lined recreational trail. Construction has officially begun on the Bloomingdale Trail—now renamed The 606—which will be a 2.7 mile elevated recreational area connecting 5 area local parks and neighborhoods in a seamless way. Plans to turn the abandoned freight line into… Lees meer The 606 Bloomingdale Trail Park in Chicago
The Park Royal on Pickering occupies a long and narrow plot in the west part of city’s central business district and connects the historic shophouse district with the Singapore River and park.
Los Angeles based artist Stephen Glassman has this great idea to turn old Billboards into lushy gardens. The artist wants to create living cloud forests and by doing this creating some breathing space for the car-drivers . For URBANFLORA only one thing is important ” more green in the city” and this is another example… Lees meer Urban Air turns Billboards into “Living Cloud Forest”.