Gallery: JAILmake’s Reseeding Bricks Help Grow Living Buildings in Lond...

 
Grassy facades on urban buildings are a great way to create a greener city. With this in mind London-based design studio JAIL-make has developed these 'Reseeding Bricks': a replacement brick which would help to build a living structure. Packed with lots of different seeds such as herbs, wild flowers, and trees, the clay and soil bricks can be used to fill up holes in walls or stacked on top of each other to create new constructions. Encouraging arbortectural growth in London, these bricks are a brilliant idea to help a greener urban landscape flourish.

Installing grassy facades on urban buildings are a great way to create a greener city. With this in mind, London-based design studio JAILmake has developed these ‘Reseeding Bricks’, which can be used to build living structures and pathways. Packed with lots of different seeds such as herbs, wild flowers, and trees, the clay and soil bricks can be used to fill up holes in walls or stacked on top of each other to create new constructions. Designed to encourage ‘arbortectural’ growth in London, these bricks offer a brilliant way to create a greener urban landscape.

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2 Comments

  1. Jose Alberto R E March 19, 2015 at 2:34 am

    Where i can find “How to make a reseeding brick”

  2. im10er April 3, 2012 at 5:08 pm

    What happens when the plant erodes through the brick

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