Some of the best Roof Gardens from around the...
Many Countries (and intelligent local governments…) are now making it mandatory that any new buildings with flat roofs have gardens on them. Such fantastic opportunities lies ahead with the proliferation of this concept. Hopefully here in the UK the same will happen and this will also be employed retrospectively for existing buildings once it begins to catch on. Here are some interesting...
Industrial-Sized Rooftop Farm Planned for Berlin →
www-outerspacepi: It is hardly a logical spot for a farm, but three Berliners have earmarked a massive former factory roof for an unusual urban agriculture venture. The sustainable set-up will produce both vegetables and fish for local residents and could be a model for future city farms as the world’s population comes to migrate to cities.
Consumers desire a "green score"
stevespinello: —from the ideas department— A recent study suggests that consumers are increasingly conscientious of the products they purchase. Brands and companies associated with sustainable business practices are excelling in the current environment. Based on their findings, the authors of the report predict three key developments: 1. In the future, consumers are likely to devote a...
In just six hours, the world's deserts receive...
If even a tiny fraction of this energy could be harnessed – an area of Saharan desert the size of Wales could, in theory, power the whole of Europe The Guardian wrote a brilliant informative article - read it here We need to get moving. How has this not been tapped yet? We know why - because of Oil, but that aside - it’s clear that the earth provides everything we need (and...
adamstanway: Upside down planters are something I’ve come across as part of my research as a way to grow plants in spaces that are available inside the home. You can use them to grow a variety of vegetables, herbs and fruits and I think at least the ones from BOSKKE (which are the first 2 pictured above) really are a fashionable way to farm. They can used inside and out with the added...