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 verder →
The owner of this house , situated in Falco United States , a high-end contemporary art-collector , desired a contemporary sculpture/residence to both himself and his art-collection . The owner is raised in NorthDakota and wished for the design to reflect the prairie archetypes . The design for the garden is low-maintenance and planted with... Lees verder →
We all now how important green is for our environment. The people in this street in Sitges,Catalunya Spain must be happy when looking at this view.
Having a garden in Amsterdam is a great gift and most of the time these Amsterdam City-gardens are quite small. Having a garden-shed can be a problem,living so close to each other a shed can be real obstacle for your neighbors . Often their view can be spoilt by bricks and for this (Amsterdam)problem Designers... Lees verder →
Mr.Herbert Dreiseitl from Atelier Dreiseitl started to work on the plans for the Kallang River Bishan Park in Singapore back in 2009. Bishan Park is one of Singapore’s most popular parks in the heartlands of Singapore with more than 3 milllion visitors to the park annually. As part of a much-needed park upgrade and plans to... Lees verder →
This 6-acres park is built on the circular road at the Porte des Lilas in Paris.The park has two major functions, hiding the unsightly road and connecting two neighborhoods with each other . The park called Jardin Serge Gainsbourg is designed by Territoires and contains a Playground,ball-court,Rain-collection and plenty of space for recreation.
An Area of 13.090 m2 VAM Architects ceated a Garden of Senses . This public area in Castellon(Spain) has an educational and pleasure function.
Martin is building a house without money and on this video from TEDXWageningen Juul Martin on location at the Wageningen University he is explaining how !. Check out Martin's website
The Science-park of the University of Amsterdam located in the Eastern part of the City was given a complete make-over the last six years. I used to live next door of this Science-park and walked my dogs over there. Most of the buildings from the 50's of last century are being renovated and re-designed. When... Lees verder →
An abandoned trolley Terminal below Delanceystreet,NYC dating back the 1900's is the location for New York's newest Urban Green Adventure. After the succes of 'The Highline' this is another great project and again something completely new, the Trolley Station is not the most obvious place for creating an Urban-Park. The great challenge is to create... Lees verder →
Landscape - Design in The Netherlands. Architects Karres & Brands. Location Tilburg. Client Tilburg City Council. Area 8 ha. Budget 2.500.000 euro. The Quirijn Park is situated on a narrow strip of land that was once intended for the main traffic access to North Tilburg. The new urban development plan transforms this open... Lees verder →
In the early 1900's Bryant-Park was slowly deteriorated. The poor design of the park made it unappealing for the public.Public Gathering place ,stairs,walls and overgrown greenery sectioned off the space into small isolated pockets and prevented positive community interaction. Despite re-design efforts made in the mid 1900's the divided space continued to be used by prostitutes... Lees verder →
This great roof-garden with penthouse located in Chelsea,New York can be yours!.It's one of the most famous roof-gardens. When you think this is something for me , check all the details overhere. For only $4.5 million you can drink your malt whiskey on this roof-garden.
Helsinki is the Urban Horticultural Capital of Europe,okay it's not official but more and more initiative is taken on Urban-Farming. This year Helsinki is World Design Capital 2012 and this gave the Urban-Farming Movement a great boost forwards. This Roller-Coaster Garden is built from Recycled Timber and located on a disused Industrial Estate . Check... Lees verder →
All around the world Architects and developers have plans for vertical farming,almost every major city that thinks of itself as being green have at least a plan for this. Until so far it's a shame that these plans are only on the drawing-board of those cities. We have a little break-through , Milan is the... Lees verder →
The Atocha Train-station in Madrid,Spain is probably one of the greenest in the world. Since 1992 the station-building is the host for this botanical Garden and Turtle-Sanctuary. Passengers can wait for their next train on one of the many benches under the palm-trees and next to the turtle-pond. Over 7000 plants ( 260 varieties)live inside... Lees verder →
Carrot City is een initiatief om Urban Agriculture en Design bij elkaar te brengen en hun kennishierover te delen met de wereld.Carrot City toont hun designs voor Urban Farming op een soort Mood-Boards waarmee overal in de wereld expositie's mee worden gegeven,momenteel zijn ze tot 22 juni nog te bewonderen in Amersfoort,waarover aan het einde... Lees verder →