Gallery: Urban Activism: Green Plant Sleeves for City Walls

 

Few would challenge the introduction of a bit of greenery into a city environment. Toronto residents, Eric Cheung and Sean Martindale, are making this basic urban space ideal into a reality with their poster pocket planters. The duo carve their way through existing posters to create little pockets, then fill them with potting soil and plants to create an impromptu green wall system. The result is a bit of greenery that effortlessly blends into the existing urban landscape. Best of all, Eric and Sean want to empower eco- and locally-minded folk by keeping the process open source– and are making their cutting patterns available online.

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  1. 36 Eye-Opening Works Of... August 29, 2014 at 12:59 pm

    […] inhabitat.comThe Toronto duo of Eric Cheung and Sean Martindale dig their way into multiple layers of paper advertisements to create a pocket. Then the pockets are filled with potting soil and plants to create an impromptu urban garden. […]

  2. 17 Eye-Opening Works Of... August 29, 2014 at 4:03 am

    […] inhabitat.comThe Toronto duo of Eric Cheung and Sean Martindale dig their way into multiple layers of paper advertisements to create a pocket. Then the pockets are filled with potting soil and plants to create an impromptu urban garden. […]

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