Posts Tagged ‘rainwater’

Expansion of the Portland Japanese Garden by Kengo Kuma, Portland – Oregon

October 12th, 2017

The largest of the three buildings is the Jordan Schnitzer Japanese arts learning center, which contains a gallery with year-round exhibitions, a multi-purpose classroom, a ‘cultural corner’ showcasing demonstrations and music, a gift shop, and a library that offers resources on Japanese gardening and related arts.

Dune by Rainer Mutsch for Eternit

June 2nd, 2011

“For me Dune was a very demanding project, because it depended on so many parameters: ergonomics, durability, capability of mass production, release properties, statics, modularity, and eco friendliness, to mention only a few.”

Symbiotic Green Wall

April 22nd, 2011

Normally at a big construction site, an ugly OSB wall plastered with posters provides a barrier between the site and the rest of the city. Typically thought of as eyesores, these walls are anything but pleasing to the eye. But what if they could be transformed into living urban spaces full of plants and systems that provide both an environmental and social benefit to the people walking by? The Symbiotic Green Wall, by Kooho Jung & Hayeon Kelly Choi, could do just that!