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. Lees verder “Living Walls as Artworks around your home”
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. Lees verder “How Plants improve your business profit”
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 of innovative thinking to bring nature into the urban living areas. Lees verder “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 … Lees verder 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 … Lees verder 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 … Lees verder Natural Curtain by Tokyo Home.
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 … Lees verder Singapore has First Commercial Vertical farm!.
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 … Lees verder Japanese Vertical Garden in Amiens,France.
Having a garden in Amsterdam is a great gift and most of the time these Amsterdam City-gardens are quite small. Having a garden-shed can be a problem,living so close to each other a shed can be real obstacle for your … Lees verder The (Amsterdam)Watergraafsmeer Garden-studio by CC-Studio.
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 … Lees verder The Beirut Wonder Forest.
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 … Lees verder Green Master Plan for Huizhou,China.
This grey rectangular home is situated in Estoril,Portugal, the home is over 700 m2 in volume . Vertical gardens are used in the several courtyards in this great home. The design is from FVArquitectos. Lees verder Great Vertical Gardens in Quinta Patino Home,Portugal.
With this great Pyramide-garden you can grow plants in and outdoor. The tower garden is made complete with drop-irrigation system. Lees verder PET-Pyramide Garden.
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 … Lees verder Dutch Green Buildings Awards
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 … Lees verder The Green Bunker in Amsterdam.
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 … Lees verder The Edible Greenhouse.
Another great way of growing your plants vertical and in this case it’s 100 % organic. Lees verder Bamboo Vertical planter.
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 … Lees verder World’s first Vertical Forest.