The Green House in Gujarat , India.

  The Green House is a project by Architect Hiren Patel . Sustainability is the main principle of this home build in Gujarat,India. This project has many eco-friendly technology  and architectural features.Ramp leads to formal living room amidst frangipani unlike other houses in area. Dining space-facing ‘Buddha Court’ connects formal living space and Family room.... Lees verder →

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Plans for China’s first Self Sufficient City , Chengdu Tianfu.

"Great City will demonstrate that high-density living doesn’t have to be polluted and alienated from nature. Everything within the built environment of Great City is considered to enhance the quality of life of its residents. Quite simply, it offers a great place to live, work and raise a family." Chicago based Architects Adrien Smith &... Lees verder →

Japanese Vertical Garden in Amiens,France.

The Chamber of Commerce in Amiens had to expend their office-building wich is an 100-year old Art-Nouveau building. The new building is almost completely covered with a spectacular Japanese-style Vertical Garden. More then 40 varieties of plants are used in this Vertical Garden. Two office spaces separated by a central atrium spring up from the... Lees verder →

Aquaponics in the Pacific.

The New Zealand Government have got behind a $250,000 aid project and have built a trial aquaponics system on the Cook island of Rarotonga , located in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean.   Many of the Islanders have limited access to fresh water and lacked suitable soil for producing food.  Given that a... Lees verder →

100 Year Old Compton Oak on the Move.

A 100 -Year old Oak Tree is successful moved and replanted . The old tree came in the way for improvements to Louisiana Ave. in Leaque City,Texas and set to be cut down. Instead of cutting down the historic oak, League City City Council voted to have the tree relocated about 1,500 feet to parkland that... Lees verder →

Hydroponics at Venice Architecture Biennale 2012.

Architect Jose Selgas made this creation for the Venice Architecture Biennale 2012. This hydroponic system is built to show us the use of different materials to grow plants with,and even with existing materials made for other purposes. This system is easy adaptable in any building and let you grow plants on places that were unsuitable... Lees verder →

Grow Outside, Harvest Inside.

Volet végétal from Barreau&Charbonnet on Vimeo. The Volet Vegetal is a DIY-construction for plants in your window,with this invention you can have plants hanged out or inside. Growing outside and harvesting inside is made easy with this great.

The Beirut Wonder Forest.

Beirut is a concrete and pollution mayhem. Ironically, the high pollution levels are not caused by the industries that they do not have, by the crippled political system, by armed militias or by foreign interferences, but instead, it is a problem from within the populace itself, which has proven throughout the years to be uncooperative... Lees verder →

EcoCool Cleans your Grey-water.

The EcoCool is a new waterfilter designed by Ardovan Mirhosseini. Grey-water can be reused,the EcoCool  cleans waste-water from your sink and shower . The water passes two filters and after this it can be used for watering plants(Garden) or cleaning the car. The filter can be used for cooling the bathroom or any other space.

Green Master Plan for Huizhou,China.

  Dom Aquitectura made this green master plan for the Chinese city of Huizhou. Vertical gardens create a better environment and fresh air. The use of vertical gardens is really optimized in this plan and so are the plans for the big parks . The park creates a natural flow of pedestrians and clean air.... Lees verder →

Shipping Container Nursery,Podponics!.

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 verder →

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 →

The Edible Greenhouse.

This edible greenhouse is a design of two dutch artists Marijke Bruinsma from ' de stuurlui.nl ' and Arjen de Groot from ' studio gras '.The idea behind this portable food-garden is to seduce people to grow their own food at home to a wall. The ' Eet mij ' ( Eat me ) garden... Lees verder →

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