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Ziggurat-like roof in London supports 800 sedums, heathers, flowers, and herbs

Desirous of more space and access to natural light, the clients turned their self-built home over to Hayhurst and Co, who added a second level and a steeply stepped roof with metal planters filled low-maintenance plants and white pebbles in a set up described by the architects as a bespoke “hanging-basket.”

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Ziggurat-like roof in London supports 800 sedums, heathers, flowers, and herbs

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High-rise condos with 10 floors of indoor farming terraces proposed near NY's High Line park

Rem Koolhaas’ parcel next to the High Line could feature a mixed-use high-rise featuring indoor farming terraces.

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High-rise condos with 10 floors of indoor farming terraces proposed near NY's High Line park

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Calming forest oases pop up in the busy streets of London

Visitors and locals will be encouraged to take the potted plants home. Local horticulturalist Jin Ahn of Conservatory Archives, who selected the greenery for the project, and her team will be on hand to tell visitors about the plants and to help them select varieties to take home. People can also drop off plants they no longer want, to create another aspect of community exchange.

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Elegant arts factory and innovation center replaces a crumbling factory in China

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A daylit extension with a lush indoor garden "grows" out of an artist's studio in California

The roof of the extension contrasts the inverted pitched roof of the studio, although it follows a similar geometric logic.

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro wins competition to design China’s artificial Eco-Island

DS R succeeded in fitting all the programmatic needs into a relatively compact…

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Stolon Studio transforms an urban brownfield into a sustainable live/work London community

Green roofs top the sustainable live/work community to help slow stormwater flow, which is collected and recycled.

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Living Baubotanik tree tower rises in Germany

The architects shaped the willow saplings into crisscrossing formations and…

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BIG and Barcode Architects unveil floating zero-energy apartments for Amsterdam

There will be places to live, walk, and explore on Sluishuis.

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Incredible daylit house in Vietnam is filled with living trees

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