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
Dallas residents have a new public park opened last saturday , the Klyde warren park. The park adds the much needed green to this city. The park is built on a cap over the I-35 freeway and it reconnects downtown Dallas with the city’s Uptown neighborhood, healing a small portion of the gash created by the… Lees meer New Klyde Warren Park Built over I-35 Freeway in Dallas, Texas.
Matt Liotta, founder of Atlanta-based start-up, PodPonics, aims to offer the ability to grow organic hydroponic lettuce locally in specially outfitted recycled shipping containers. These computer-controlled environmental systems have a bunch of great features: regulate temperature, humidity, pH levels and carbon dioxide outfitted with organic hydroponic nutrient solutions lights emit a specific spectrum at different… Lees meer Shipping Container Nursery,Podponics!.
Yesterday for the first time the winners of the Dutch Green Building Award where presented. This competition is organized by Trade-Magazine Dak & Gevel Groen(Green Walls & Roofs). Three winners in there Category,green roofs 0ver 1000 m2,250-1000 m2 and smaller 250 m2 . First price winner in category over 1000 m2 is the new office… Lees meer Dutch Green Buildings Awards
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 meer ‘The Lowline’ New York’s Underground Park.
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 meer Modern Landscape-design in Tilburg ,The Netherlands
The streets of San Francisco are lined with Pear,Plum and Apple Trees , out of fear that the fruit-trees will make a mess the city planted sterile trees that don’t bear fruit. The group was started by Tara Hui, who started grafting fruit-bearing branches onto city trees a few years ago. If you want to… Lees meer Guerrilla-Grafting.
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 meer Bryant Park designed for the future.