The Milan-based design firm made headlines with Bosco Verticale, the world’s first vertical forest built right in the company’s hometown. A few years later, the firm’s design for a second green skyscraper won a competition to add an eco-friendly building in Lausanne, Switzerland which will break ground next year. The Mountain Hotel design follows the same principles, with a focus on sustainable architecture and a green facade that can improve the quality of the air around it.
Rainforest Solutions Project saves over 12 million acres of forest, wins 2016 Buckminster Fuller Challenge
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In one of the busiest areas of East London, designer Asif Khan and auto brand MINI have constructed three temporary green spaces for the public to enjoy during London Design Festival 2016. Light-filled and green with plants, the MINI LIVING “Forests” are a mix of public and private, exploring how we use and share space in changing cities.
Themed Connect, Relax and Create, the trio of rectangular structures invite busy individuals to pause, whether to send a text, to take a deep breath, or… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building
Brought to you by buyandsellcemeteryplots.com- Located along the eastern seaboard in Morganville, New Jersey, Forest Green Park Cemetery is committed to paying homage to those that lay at rest on its grounds. With its beautiful gardens and well maintained lawns, Forest Green Park is a peaceful retreat intended to be a place for loved ones to gather to spend quiet time in reflection. It is a place where care and respect abound for those who have passed and for their loved ones. Began in 1964, Forest Green Park Cemetery has three sections within its walls. There is the Guardian Angel Memorial Park section designated for Catholic burials. Beth Shalom is a tranquil setting for the Jewish religion. And finally there is the Rolling Hills Memorial Park for all denominations. All are run with professionalism and attention to detail. Situated between the vibrant cities of Philadelphia and New York City, Forest Green Park Cemetery is a place of solitude. Its trees and beautiful lawns create a warm, loving atmosphere intended to be a place to visit and be at one with nature. It is a place to remember and a place to honor the dearly departed.
On Clark’s first visit back to Pine Forest after purchasing his and Jane’s plot, he talks about the environmental importance of protecting woodland. He sees green burial, “a sacred burial ground,” as the ideal way to guard the forest into perpetuity.
Cemetery manager Dyanne Matzkevich dresses a natural grave and reflects on the significance of green burial.
Arabella talks about the natural burial charity and Trust ‘Eternal Forest’ at Boduan. Pen Llyn
Penn Forest Natural Burial Park is a PA’s first exclusively green cemetery. Here is an overview of our cemetery and more about Green Burial.