Treating each tiny Bonsai as if it were a deep-rooted full-sized tree, Aiba creates incredible buildings that wind around the boughs and branches. Using copper line, epoxy putty, plastic, resin and stone
Brooklyn's Barclays Center has announced that it will be topping off its already impressive environmental achievements with a 130,000-square-foot green roof. Designed by SHoP Architects, the new planted
Italians Piuarch and Cornelius Gavril are planing to fill a whole gallery space with suspended Japanese-style kokedamas. Made with moss as plant containers and designed for the upcoming Fuorisalone, the
New York City's Ink48 Hotel has taken poolside dining one step further by letting customers enjoy their meals inside of a repurposed pool. Called Pool Farm, the unique culinary experience even features
Under pressure from other more sustainable buildings popping up around the world, London's Gherkin Tower, designed by Norman Foster, has recently begun testing an innovative vegetated facade panel which
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Since the dawn of time, humans have sought to name and catalog the plants and animals around them. The adoption of a common taxonomic system from naturalist Carolus Linnaeus and
A team of researchers from the British Antarctic Survey and the University of Reading recently managed to revive an ancient patch of moss that was covered by Antarctic ice for 1,500 years! Working on the
In the wake of Washington and Colorado's legalization of recreational marijuana, concerned cannabis users are beginning to realize that their high comes at a price to the planet. In an enormous buzzkill
Inspired by both nature and mandalas, Klein has found her own unique way of expressing the beauty and abundance of her surroundings. She uses all sorts of natural finds to represent the ancient Hindu and
While we enjoy the manicured look of the High Line's first two sections, we're definitely looking forward to seeing the more natural aesthetic of the elevated park's final portion. Called the High Line at
Corkits are eco-friendly pots made from recycled cork and non-toxic materials that put a green twist on the traditional flower pot. Corkits are great for small plants such as herbs, spices, and flowers.
Agriculture around the world is suffering due to climate change, and famous grape-producing regions are being crushed by unpredictable weather patterns, drought, and increased global demand for alcohol.
We love seeing natural architecture here at Inhabitat, and the leafy green Kleven train tunnel is a beautiful example of what happens when nature is allowed to grow freely around manmade infrastructure.
Ever dreamed of owning a melodic melon, harmonious horseradish, or pitch-perfect pineapple? The Ototo synthesizer developed by London-based Dentaku allows musicians of any level to turn the produce aisle
Located north of Copenhagen, the new soil center was designed for cleaning vast amounts of soil dug up from construction projects and metro building sites. Once the soil is clean and decontaminated, it
The Children's Garden is divided into four major play areas: the Water Play centerpiece with modern water technologies; elevated treehouses in a rainforest canopy; an adventure trail with jungle gym-like