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

Each seed-filled brick is made and packed in a 'Brick replacement service' factory in London - a 1msq area of the city. The JAILmake team have been selected to be part of Grand Desgign's 'Green Heroes' exhibit which will take place next month in the capital.

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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  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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