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The bio bus, a mobile science laboratory that travels around New York and the Midwest, providing science education to schoolchildren, also has a living, growing roof that is both aesthetically and functionally green—reclaiming common urban space and transforming it into a moveable garden. Created by Marco Castro Cosio, this living bus roof (his digital prototype is shown above) is an unusual take on green roofs.
Made of New York salvages timber from old Manhattan buildings and repurposes it in this collection of handmade home furnishings. The weathered wood, finished in natural tones or primary color stains, manages to look both urban and rustic.
Popular Science names the Groasis Waterboxx, a planter designed for arid conditions, as Innovation of the Year.
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Reed beds are being used to filter water in many gardens
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The historic, modernist home of industrial designer Russel Wright
A collaboration between a garden designer and a culinary-arts-trained homeowner results in the ultimate potager, one so productive (and delicious) that chefs throughout Sonoma County clamor for its surplus
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With the recent tidal wave of interest in growing edibles, it's no wonder that a bounty of new books on the subject has hit the shelves
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A small Venice courtyard by Gabor + Allen has become a laboratory for the design-build firm's growing ideas
Top chefs cook up inspiration in the Edible Garden’s new outdoor kitchen
A courtyard garden off of a home office in Venice, California, by Gabor + Allen connects work and play
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