To grow a fence, a bench, a town! An interview with Bob Radstake Leora Rosner When Bob Radstake returned from a trip to Australia he realised how much he missed seeing nature within urban areas. As he states, “I was walking along the street when the idea just fell...read more
Amsterdam City Hall roof planted Leora Rosner Due to the tenacity of one person a seed was planted and nurtured until it grew and began to blossom. The story of planting the roof of the City Hall of Amsterdam (the Stopera) began in April of 2007 when a letter was sent...read more
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A Wall in the Change of Seasons Irene Zluwa The contribution of Irene Zluwa is the result of a study of plants that have a good chance of surviving wall greening. This is certainly interesting for those who want to realize greening the grey house walls in densely...read more
A COMMUNITY GARDEN.... ON THE ROOFTOP OF A SCHOOL Editors Biotope City Journal Paris: A community garden as a green injection on the rooftop of a school - now 3 years later: Since several years the city of Paris makes great efforts to improve the air...read more
THE PIONEERS: TREE HOUSE, DARMSTADT 1970 : Ot Hoffmann Editors Biotope City The Tree House in Darmstadt was designed and built by architect Ot Hoffmann in 19969-1970. It showed already at the end of the 60s an opposite model to the predominant...read more
URBAN FARMING & BUREAUS: 'Zuidpark' in Amsterdam - The largest vegetable roof of Europe - the results of one year experience Helga Fassbinder Urban farming is in! In addition to tomatoes and lettuce on balconies and rooftops,...read more
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OPINIONS on FIRE SAFETY and GREEN in The NETHERLANDS Harrie van Helmond Results of interviews with experts from different fields and branches of building industry and local government about fire and facade green in The Netherlands:read more
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