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.
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.
The Park Royal on Pickering occupies a long and narrow plot in the west part of city’s central business district and connects the historic shophouse district with the Singapore River and park.
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 meer Urban Air turns Billboards into “Living Cloud Forest”.
The “Elok House” is a real Plant-home , it’s not just an interior-plant that makes the trick but in this home a complete jungle or forest makes the difference. With more plants and trees than you can shake a stick at, each room has a combination of green growth that goes beyond simple decorative… Lees meer Living in a Jungle at Home.
This house build in 2012 has great plant-features , the first great green wall is the front of this Residential Single Family House. The green walls are perfect for the climate-control of the house, in the summer they absorb sunlight and keep the house cool.The spaces in this Box-house are all connected by one staircase… Lees meer The Travessa Vertical Garden Home.
A great idea, planting a natural sun-screen , helps cool the house and creates a great green view. Architects Hideo Kumaki planted this natural curtain by a Tokyo home. Creating an aesthetically pleasing view from the kitchen. The curtain will continue to grow and become even fuller as the plants mature./source
Singapore is making a big step forwards in Local Sustainable Food Production with the opening of a Commercial Vertical Farm. This Farm is world’s first commercial Vertical farm and produces 1 ton of Vegetables locally grown. For now the farm only produces three varieties of Veggies but when new investors are found the farm… Lees meer Singapore has First Commercial Vertical farm!.