Gorgeous roof garden feeds owners in proposed off-grid Yin & Yang House

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Architecture studio Penda unveiled designs for an off-grid home Kassel, Germany with a stunning rooftop garden. Commissioned by a young family who wants to produce most of their own food, the Yin & Yang house features a minimal timber structure with a terraced roof curved in a shape evocative of the yin yang symbol.

As shown in the startlingly realistic renderings, Yin & Yang House occupies a small corner lot. With very little ground space for a garden, Penda turned the roof into… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Rotating indoor garden grows up to 100 herbs and vegetables every month

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World’s Smallest Garden lets you recycle old bottles into adorable hydroponic gardens

You can always recycle an old wine bottle, but what if you could transform it into a tiny garden instead? Urban Leaf empowers people to grow food at home through The World’s Smallest Garden, and upcycle used bottles into planters. It takes minutes to put together one of the mini gardens, which can grow greens and herbs year-round.

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World’s largest vertical garden blooms with 85,000 plants in the heart of Bogota

Vertical gardens are not only eco-friendly, but are also versatile design elements that can adapt to different spaces. The largest one in the world, built in the Santalaia building in Bogota, Colombia, features around 85,000 plants and covers an area of 3,100 square meters (33,368 square feet). Paisajismo Urbano and its franchise in Colombia, Groncol designed and installed the vertical garden using the company’s innovative patented system.

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Flexible Garden Modules make it easy to build your own green wall

Architects and twin sisters Luisa + Lilian Parrado are on a mission to make it easy to add a stylish splash of green to your walls. The designers created Garden Module, a customizable modular wall system with a minimalist appearance. Made of steel tubes strung together with polypropylene string, these simple and three-dimensional wall modules can support up to two potted plants at a time and can be expanded to create a sprawling wall of green.

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Renovated Beijing factory gets new life with an elegantly-integrated Zen garden

After several renovations since the construction of this Beijing factory in 1970, an extensive overhaul turned it into a series of office spaces with a beautiful Zen garden in the back. He Wei Studio / 3andwich Design renovated the building to convey the essence of the traditional Chinese private garden and allow occupants to enjoy the courtyard in different times and from different perspectives.

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The Living Table is a verdant indoor garden hidden in your table

Related: Give your succulents their own spacesuits with this 3D-printed planter

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Autonomous robotic garden drives itself around the city in search of sun

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Designed by UCL students William Victor Camilleri and Danilo Sampaio under the supervision of the Interactive Architecture Lab’s director Ruairi Glynn, Hortum machina, B draws inspiration from Buckminster Fuller’s landmark book ‘Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth’ and his geodesic domes. The mobile ecosystem uses a network of electrodes to monitor the garden’s physiological responses to the environment and then, using this data, propels the sphere into motion…. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Prefabricated garden retreat snaps together in less than a week

If your dream garden look like something from a fantasy world, you’ll love this Dragonfly Pavilion built for a backyard in Hoboken, New Jersey. Built from sustainably harvested and FSC-certified Sapele mahogany and recycled aluminum, this beautifully intricate garden shed takes inspiration from the complex pattern of butterfly and dragonfly wings. New York-based CDR Studio Architects designed this prefabricated backyard retreat, which took less than one week to install.

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Beautiful Greenhouse from Bangkok is a miniature garden you can bring inside

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