Urban Air turns Billboards into “Living Cloud Forest”.

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 →

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Sustainable Garden for Falco Art-collector.

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 →

New Urban Park Jardin Serge Gainsbourg in Paris.

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.

The Green Bunker in Amsterdam.

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 →

‘The Lowline’ New York’s Underground Park.

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 →

Modern Landscape-design in Tilburg ,The Netherlands

  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 →

Bryant Park designed for the future.

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 →

Roof-garden for sale.

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 Roller-Coaster 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 →

World’s first Vertical Forest.

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 →

Botanical Garden in Atocha Station , Madrid.

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 brengt Urban Agriculture en Design samen.

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 →

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