JAILmake’s Reseeding Bricks Help Grow Living Buildings in London

April 3, 2012 by  
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Grassy facades on urban buildings are a great way to create a greener city. With this in mind, London-based design studio JAILmake has developed these ‘Reseeding Bricks’ , a replacement brick which would help to build a living structure . Packed with lots of different seeds such as herbs, wild flowers, and trees, the clay and soil bricks can be used to fill up holes in walls or stacked on top of each other to create new constructions. Encouraging arbortectural growth in London, these bricks are a brilliant idea to help a greener urban landscape flourish. Read the rest of JAILmake’s Reseeding Bricks Help Grow Living Buildings in London Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco building , green architecture , green deisgn , green facade , green heroes , JAILmake , living building , reseeding bricks , seeded bricks , sustainable design , Urban design

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Hugh Hefner’s Big Save, Oceana’s Green Heroes, and More

April 30, 2010 by  
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Photo via donielle @ Flickr We’ve been following the story of the fight to save Cahuenga Peak –home of the iconic Hollywood sign–for a few months now, ever since the Trust for Public Land called on some famous friends–Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, Steven Spielberg, Aileen Getty, The Tiffany & Co. Foundation, and many others–for donations to help buy back the 1… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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An Earth Day Tribute to 11 Environmental Heroes

April 22, 2010 by  
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Last year Brian did a great slideshow of some of our environmental heroes. He wrote “This is by no means a comprehensive list, but here are some of the great men and women who’ve defined modern environmentalism–these green heroes deserve a huge Earth Day salute.” Troll alert: it includes Al Gore and Rachel Carson.

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Jeffrey Hollender Sees Holistic Vision as the Key to the Future

April 22, 2010 by  
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This guest post was written by Jeffrey Hollender, Co-Founder and Executive Chairperson of Seventh Generation, in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day.

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EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson Discusses How Relevant Earth Day Really Is

April 22, 2010 by  
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Photo via wikipedia Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the EPA, is a key person to chat with on Earth Day . It is, after all, her job to run one of the most important government agencies for preserving environmental integrity

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