Tropical park with native species will add much-needed green space to Hong Kong

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The concrete jungle of Hong Kong will soon become a bit greener. Landscape architecture firm Gustafson Porter + Bowman revealed landscape designs for Taikoo Place to create a new public space that will inject much-needed green space to the dense urban environment. The 69,000-square-foot project will promote biodiversity and public awareness of Hong Kong’s local landscapes with the planting of 53 native trees grown specifically for the park.

Taikoo Place’s landscape design will offer… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



18 tech-tastic green gadget gifts

With the ubiquity of smartphone technology and tablets, there’s really a little bit of gadget geek in every person on your holiday gift shopping list. Whether your loved ones’ wider interests lie in music, photography, gardening or cycling, we’ve got you View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

8 Festive LED Christmas lights to save you energy & green your holidays

Now that autumn has arrived, the holiday season is ramping up – and it’s never too soon to start thinking about decor for the winter festivities to come. This year, instead of rolling out that tangled knot of old incandescent Christmas lights, consider investing View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

14 affordable green gifts under $50

Want to get your friends and family great green gifts but don’t have a lot to spend? Our 2014 Gifts Under $50 Guide is chock full of interesting, eco-friendly and off-the-beaten path presents everyone will love. From this cool cutter that turns old bottles View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

13 charitable green gifts that give back

Today is Giving Tuesday – and to celebrate we’ve rounded up 14 eco-friendly organizations that make gift giving a truly philanthropic act. Voltaic donates up to three solar power kits to aid workers for every solar charger it sells, the National Wildlife Federation View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

14 green gifts for big kids

Even the greenest kids want gift action during the holiday season, but that doesn’t mean you have to buy them junk from Walmart. We’ve collected a list of 14 green gifts that will cheer up your kid without being totally detrimental to the environment, and View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Eco Stocking Stuffers

Looking to give your loved one an extra somethin’, somethin’? Impress them with these 15 sustainable stocking stuffers. Find something for coffee lovers, bike riders, DIYers and even brown thumbs. Whether it’s cozy fair trade fingerwarmers made by indigenous View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Announcing the 2016 Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide!

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If doing battle with rabid mall zombies doesn’t sound like your idea of a happy holiday, make things easy on yourself by shopping for your gifts online with Inhabitat’s… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Green Places Community Clubhouse in Tainan invites nature indoors

The Green Places Community Clubhouse design follows the firm’s philosophy of viewing buildings as “living beings.” Taking cues from nature, the building features an organic-inspired curvaceous facade and interior decor, where timber and natural gray stone is used prominently and sculpted in rounded forms. Tall vertical indoor elements evoke the feeling of a forest, while timber surfaces and full-height continuous glazing wraps around the building to invite landscape views and natural light… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

We’re giving away an Artisan Moss green wall made with real moss and lichens

One 40×18″ Red Branch
Two 18×18″ Windy White branch (as one set)
Two 14×14″ Very Mossy (as two separate prizes) View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building