Een “Urban Wetland” tussen de wolkenkrabbers van Bogota

Een open plek tussen de hoogbouw in het zakendistrict van deze stad onderging een bruisende transformatie. Het betegelde plein is nu een plek waar inheemse moerasplanten weelderig groeien. Ruim 1 ha groot is deze watertuin die het werken en vooral het buitenleven een boost heeft gegeven. Van het plein met tegels naar deze op het … Doorgaan met het lezen van Een “Urban Wetland” tussen de wolkenkrabbers van Bogota

Woontoren Eindhoven krijgt eerste Verticale bos van Nederland

De Italiaanse architect Stefano Boeri is internationaal vooral bekend geworden voor zijn ontwerp van het eerste verticale bos -  Bosco Verticale  - in Milaan. Dezelfde architect heeft nu opdracht gekregen om in Eindhoven het eerste verticale bos van Nederland te gaan realiseren. De Eindhovense woning-coöperatie Sint-Trudo kreeg de opdracht om voor Strijp-S een groene woontoren te ontwerpen. … Doorgaan met het lezen van Woontoren Eindhoven krijgt eerste Verticale bos van Nederland

Gardens of the Deadly Sins – Chaumont Garden Festival

In 22 seasons, almost 580 gardens have been designed at the International Garden Festival in Chaumont sur Loire, France. The diversity and the high quality of the projects have contributed to the Festival’s international reputation, which has become a meeting place for displaying the work of a new generation of landscape gardeners, architects, designers or gardeners. Gardens … Doorgaan met het lezen van Gardens of the Deadly Sins – Chaumont Garden Festival

The Waterperry Gardens in Oxfordshire

Waterperry gardens are steeped in history, with the famous, purely herbaceous border dating back to the 1930s when the indomitable Beatrix Havergal established her School of Horticulture for Ladies. While there are no formal plans for the garden from that time, her general planting principles are still followed today.Running more than 200 feet along the … Doorgaan met het lezen van The Waterperry Gardens in Oxfordshire

Major Johnston’s Jardin de la Madone in Menton

Jardin de la Madone also known as Serre de la Madone (Hill of the Madonna) is located in Menton in southern France. The garden is famous for the design and the collection of rare plantings and of course for the man who created this beautiful garden, Lawrence Johnston. Major Johnston traveled to all corners of … Doorgaan met het lezen van Major Johnston’s Jardin de la Madone in Menton

Woodland Garden in Arcadia National Park

The home consists of two main parts: The Tea House dates to the early 1900s and is not winterized; The Fox House, built in 2007, is winterized. During the construction of The Fox House, trees on the forest edge were damaged or removed, which left others in the interior vulnerable to wind. After many came … Doorgaan met het lezen van Woodland Garden in Arcadia National Park

Living Walls as Artworks around your home

More and more Architects discover the advantages of Living Walls to make a building more sustainable. Facade greening has the same benefits as Green Roofs, the Living Walls can help to cool a building in summer and keep it warmer in winter. Living Walls around and inside your home makes it possible to have plants … Doorgaan met het lezen van Living Walls as Artworks around your home

How Plants improve your business profit

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 many cases plants in and around the company, prompted by ignorance,  are most of the time the final item on the … Doorgaan met het lezen van How Plants improve your business profit

Handyside Gardens London by Dan Pearson Studio

The garden is situded on the Thames wich makes it a unique location. The owners of this garden are keen gardeners but don't have the time for a full maintenance garden. The solution Dan Pearson made is a garden wich is divided in two parts, full space, with abundant planting, and empty space, with little or … Doorgaan met het lezen van Handyside Gardens London by Dan Pearson Studio

GO WILD! 30 Plants for a Naturalistic Planting Design

After the form of the flower, seedbuds or afterlife of plants are most important and after this the texture of leaves and on the last place the color of the flowers. Structure is important in creating a succesful planting. The forms of the different plants in your border are important. Wild plants are in better … Doorgaan met het lezen van GO WILD! 30 Plants for a Naturalistic Planting Design