Nature and architecture have never been more intertwined. As more of the earth’s surface is swallowed up by the built environment, architects are increasingly up to the task of integrating flora and greenery into their creations.
There are many ways to express this: green roofs, living walls, indoor courtyards and entire facades filled with plants. But where these are posed as solutions there are yet more questions. How does a skyscraper uphold the weight of hundreds of trees? How do residents keep moss-covered walls alive? Evergreen Architecture explores this, and much more.
Architecture - Interior Design
The Gardens of Eden: New Residential Garden Concepts and Architecture for a Greener Planet
Step into innovative little gardens of Eden created on small terraces and city rooftops, as well as out in the suburbs and countryside. As our lifestyles become more sustainable, so does the way we interact with the outdoors. Today’s gardeners aim not only to create decorative outside spaces but also to give something back. No […]425 SEK
The Ideal City: Exploring Urban Futures
The city is an always changing human experiment. But in the last half century, it has changed more than ever before – with little sign of slowing down. As this phenomenon takes place, an increasing number of architects, innovators and policy-makers are rethinking the city to make the most of space and resources. This book […]379 SEK
Architecture - Climate - Environment - Gardening
Urban Farmers: The Now (and How) of Growing Food in the City
We are what we eat, but do you know what you’re eating? Urban agriculture is the global movement that encourages the practice of cultivating, processing and distributing food in the city. As our world becomes increasingly defined by urban structures, exploring urban agriculture to encourage greener living is something essential for the quality of city […]379 SEK
Beauty and the East: New Chinese Architecture
The transformation of China in the past three decades has been nothing short of spectacular. Now a cultural and economic player on the world stage, its rise has also given air to a new generation of architects and interior designers. China previously looked to the West for architectural references, today they are moulding a new […]525 SEK