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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Are Hydroponic Vegetables as Nutritious as Those Grown in Soil?

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Are hydroponic vegetables as healthy as those grown in the soil? Someone asked the Times just that and they give a great answer, even citing opinions on traditional “organic, soil” advocates. In short, yes they are.

hydroponic lettuce

JASON HENRY FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

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