China breaks ground on 12-mile treetop walkway in Fuzhou forest

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China’s magnificent new walkway in Fuzhou is giving people a treetop experience of Fuzhou’s sub-tropical forests unlike any before. Singapore-based LOOK Architects recently completed the first phase of the Fuzhou Forest Walkway, a snaking treetop walkway that will span over 19 kilometers (nearly 12 miles) at completion. The elevated pedestrian pathway looks like a dragon’s back threading down the lush Jinniushan mountain and offers urban dwellers the chance to reconnect with nature and brings… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



China breaks ground on first Forest City that fights air pollution

A pollution-fighting green city unlike any before is springing to life in China. Designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti, the first “Forest City” is now under construction Liuzhou, Guangxi Province. The futuristic city will use renewable energy for self sufficiency and be blanketed in almost 1 million plants and 40,000 trees—a sea of greenery capable of absorbing nearly 10,000 tons of carbon dioxide and 57 tons of pollutants annually.

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Artist Nikolay Polissky’s latest wooden tower will be burned to the ground this month

Related: Nikolay Polissky Creates Massive ‘Beaubourg’ Sculpture Using Traditional Basket Weaving Techniques

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Fevin Nature Reserve Burial Ground Westcombe

A glimpse of a beautiful and secluded nature reserve and green burial ground near Somerton in Somerset. Managed by the Butler Memorial Trust, the site offers a tranquil and environmentally harmonious alternative to conventional burial grounds.

Natural burial ground opens in the Vale

The first natural burial ground has opened in the Vale of Glamorgan. Native Woodland, the Monmouth-based company, officially opened the site Thursday with the Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan, Councillor Audrey Preston cutting the ribbon. Report by Media Wales’ James Cuff

Woodland Burial Ground

Took these images and video on my first visit to a Woodland Burial Ground outside Fenwick near Kilmarnock Scotland. Have to admit it was not quite what I was expecting to see.

Westmill Woodland Burial Ground open day

Westmill Burial Ground. Just established, so yet to get established, but when it does, it will be a great place. Fantastic ‘vortex beam’ roof on the building. Google ‘Westmill Woodland Burial Ground’. Website – www.woodlandburialwestmill.co.uk

Usk Castle Chase Natural Burial Ground 360

360 degree view of Usk Castle Chase. Taken April 2010

natural burialNatural burial ground opens in the Vale

natural burialNatural burial ground opens in the Vale
The first natural burial ground has opened in the Vale of Glamorgan. Native Woodland, the Monmouth-based company, officially opened the site Thursday with the Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan, Councillor Audrey Preston cutting the ribbon. Report by Media Wales’ James Cuff

greenhaven woodland burial ground

greenhaven woodland burial ground
A tree instead of a head stone . Lock up your carbon in a tree and not the at the atmosphere,leave a footprint to be proud of. Leave a cleaner world for future generations. www.greenhaven.org.uk