Vo Trong Nghia Architects' Urban Farming Office is an effort to return much-needed green space to Ho Chi Minh while demonstrating the possibility of vertical urban farming.
A revolutionary new office campus is being built on the Brooklyn waterfront featuring nearly 4 acres of green roof space, including walking and jogging paths and landscaping, to mitigate stormwater runoff.
Exposure to trees and other greenery has been shown to stave off depression in adults, and according to a Harvard study, the same may be true for teenagers.
Architect and urban planner Stefano Boeri’s gave a jam-packed 10-minute presentation of the benefits of vertical forests at the Cities for Tomorrow conference held in New Orleans last week.
The first World Forum on Urban Forests held in Mantua, Italy, has launched a global call for action to promote and boost the adoption of nature-based solutions in urban areas worldwide.
A new tower will have greenery lining the balconies and roofs to clean up the air and provide a new environment for pollinators and humans alike.
Three years on and Paris' citizen gardeners have taken up the city's offer to help green up their city, with more than 3000 green permits granted across the densely population metropolis.
Beyond the environmental benefits of green roofs, the presence of plants in Rio's favelas is bringing a vital connection to nature than many residents have lost.