Building-Integrated Forests in China

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Bosco Verticale’s designer envisions a China with homes and hotels decked from top to toe in a verdant blaze of shrubbery and plant life; a breath of fresh air for metropolises that are choking on a toxic diet of fumes and dust. In short, he wants to grow forests in buildings.

forest skycraper

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Modular Moss Wall Generates Electricity

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A project came out of the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia that I think you’ll like. The team there is working on using the byproducts of photosynthesis to generate electricity in what’s becoming known as “biophotovoltaics.”


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Israel a vertical farming hot spot?

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You know that feeling when a hundred disparate conversations all start linking together? That’s how I feel about Israel right now. And it just might point to the next vertical farming hot spot.

Israel World's Fair Vertical Farming

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Vertical Succulent Gardens

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Succulents are one of the easiest plants to create a small-scale green wall with. I’ve pulled together some of the best info on succulents and some awesome DIY projects to get you started. I’ve seen a lot of professionals using similar designs on contracts for clients as well. There’s something for everyone!

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