Just a fun and creative little planter I saw in Brooklyn last night.
Beautiful! I’ve not seen this park before
Porsche’s New U.S. Headquarters and Customer Experience Center by HOK
This can be a smarter move than covering your roof in solar panels. The startup cost is less (more and more state & local government are expiring their solar panel subsidies), and the heating / cooling savings are quite significant.
Art on Track
I would ride transit much more if it were like this
Ooh, I want this to be my house. It’s so inviting, and the porch’s green roof provides a cool environment in the summer!
Little corner building agricultural plot. cool reclaimed planters!
This building would be great to be in on a hot summer day. Nature’s air conditioning!
I know there’s some skepticism that trees would be able to handle the wind and temperature extremes of the high-rise environment, making visions like this nothing more than pipe-dreams. I’m no arborist, but I’m sure there are a lot of extreme environments on earth where we can could some robust species. I’m still hopeful our skyscrapers will all look like this someday.
Not only would they clean the air, they make great environments for high-rise dwellers & workers, reducing elevator congestion at lunchtime.
(Source: b3-nice, via edificecomplex)
Superkilen by BIG
Copenhagen. This is some great city planning right here
Modern Architecture (by svenwerk)
174 GRAND, BROOKLYN NEW YORK
Flowering rosemary #urbanfarm #roof #Brooklyn