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  • History & architecture of chateau villandry .
    on Apr 25, 2011 in Gardens
    Villandry was completed toward 1536 and was the last of the large chateausbuilt in the Loire Valley during the Renaissance. Villandry was built by Jean le Breton, one of François I’s Finance Ministers, whose coat of arms can be seen on the...
  • Brooklyn Grange: World’s Largest Rooftop Farm Kicks Off Second Growing Season .
    on Apr 21, 2011 in Gardens
    Brooklyn Grange is the product of Wisconsin native and Head Farmer Ben Flanner, who in 2009 started the Eagle Street Rooftop Farm, the first rooftop soil farm in NYC. Flanner’s interest and passion for farm-to-table food led to a farming team wit...
  • Xiang’he Garden City – Park of the Floating Gardens / OKRA
    on Apr 19, 2011 in Gardens
    view of the pit 01 Currently under development, OKRA’s Xiang’he Garden City, consisting of a masterplan for the Park of the Floating Gardens, defines challenging ambitions, turning the former clay pits into a water park. A new garden city of ap...
  • Dogali Square | fondaRIUS architecture
    on Apr 19, 2011 in Gardens
    Gregorio Magno, Salerno. This square is nowadays a space for pedestrian and vehicular circulation, in a state of total abandon. The project proposes to divide the square into 2 different areas: one for the transit and the parking, the other … C...
  • Public Space for Events Forum de Negocios | Francisco J. del Corral & Federico Wulff
    on Apr 19, 2011 in Gardens
    Public Space for Events Forum de Negocios, image courtesy of Francisco J. del Corral del Campo Public Space for Events Forum de Negocios, image courtesy of Francisco J. del Corral del Campo Architect Francisco J. del Corral & Federico Wulff hav...
  • Foligno: The Bella Island / Kuadra Studio
    on Apr 19, 2011 in Gardens
    Courtesy of Kuadra Studio To mark the bicentenary of the death of Giuseppe Piermarini, (Foligno, 18th July 1734 – 18 February 1808), Kuadra Studio has organized a workshop to honor the work of the architect and was assigned area 8 with one of &#...
  • Sandra Foster turned a Catskills hunting cabin into the romantic Victorian cottage she had always wanted.
    on Mar 5, 2011 in Gardens
    This is a very special sort of dream house: the Victorian Ms. Foster has wanted since she was a teenager on Long Island and her middle-class family lost their home. It is a house that is as soul-satisfying as it … Continue reading →...
  • Kinross House Garden
    on Mar 4, 2011 in Gardens
      A late-seventeenth century house, by Sir William Bruce, with a walled garden. JC Loudon was here in 1842 and remarked that ‘The whole place has been unoccupied for nearly half a century; but the walls being substantial, it might …...
  • TREEPODS: Carbon-Scrubbing Artificial Trees for Boston City Streets
    on Mar 3, 2011 in Gardens
    Trees naturally filter and clean our air, but in today’s heavily polluted world, it’s just too huge of a task to expect Mother Nature to take care of herself. Taking this into account, designers Mario Caceres and Cristian Canonico have designed...
  • EcoZa Launches South Africa’s First Carbon Neutral Green Estate
    on Mar 3, 2011 in Gardens
    What’s not to love about the earthy 360° Kransberg Highlands International Green Estate? Surrounded by 360 degrees of the Waterberg Biosphere Reserve’s stunning pink-hued beauty (a haven for five of Africa’s biggest, baddest wild a...
  • Gorgeous Green-Roofed Forum Homini Hotel Rehabilitates Cradle of Humankind in Africa
    on Mar 3, 2011 in Gardens
    Green building meets evolution in this beautiful boutique hotel designed by Activate Architects in South Africa. Located on the Letamo Estate in the Cradle of Humankind, the origin of all human beings, the building takes its inspiration from the Worl...
  • Beach Bungalow
    on Mar 3, 2011 in Gardens
      The Brown/Saide Residence in the Hamptons is a perfect mix of modern set in the country. The lofty residence was designed by Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz in collaboration with architect Brian E. Boyle and was built in the ’80s.  The 6,700 sq. f...
  • Black Springs Cottage , listed on the Victorian Heritage Register as being of historical, architectural & technological significance to the State of Victoria.
    on Mar 2, 2011 in Gardens
      Black Springs was a settlement on the road between Wangaratta and Beechworth that existed during the second half of the 19th century and early into the 20th century. Black Springs serviced the local farming community and supplied Beechworth an...
  • House in Nasu / Kazunori Fujimoto Architect & Associates
    on Mar 1, 2011 in Gardens
      © Fujimoto Architect: Kazunori Fujimoto Architect & AssociatesLocation: Nasu, Tochigi, JapanSite area: 504m2Building area: 85,44m2     © Fujimoto This is a weekend house built in the area height of above sea level 550m, in...
  • The Orchid Show: On Broadway Location.
    on Mar 1, 2011 in Gardens
      The Orchid Show: On Broadway Location. Enid A. Haupt Conservatory | Get Your Tickets  Experience the thrill of opening night at The Orchid Show: On Broadway as Tony award-winning set designer Scott Pask and image-maker Drew Hodges bring...
  • Designed by Barbosa and Guimaraes Arquitectos .
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Gardens
    Designed by Barbosa and Guimaraes Arquitectos, the public indoor pools are housed in a series of basalt rock volumes cut into the side of the hill on a site that was formerly used by the city for outdoor sports. Inside, … Continue reading ͛...
  • Marqueyssac
    on Feb 25, 2011 in Gardens
      The Gardens of Marqueyssac Laid out on a rocky spur overlooking the Dordogne Valley between La Roque-Gageac and Beynac, theMarqueyssac gardens cover an area of 22ha. The charm of the terrace gardens has delighted its visitors for the last...
  • Xavier Nicod . France
    on Feb 23, 2011 in Gardens
  • The Greenroom by Tomas Alonso
    on Feb 21, 2011 in Gardens
      The project aims to provide users with the building blocks to create an active ecosystem of their own, to create a natural environment inside their own private or work spaces with all its physical and psychological advantages. The care of grow...
  • urban residential garden
    on Feb 21, 2011 in Gardens
      An urban residential garden in San Francisco, conceived as outdoor architecture for everyday living, maximizes the impact and experience of a small space. via  ...

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