Lives Glass: An hourglass shaped ‘greenhouse’ for gardening on a mini scale

Design style fused with greenery - this in a nutshell defines the so-named 'Lives Glass', an hourglass shaped greenhouse that would fit in your pocket. Contrived by Xindong (Jonathan) Che, the miniature planter has two separate sections, with the bottom half constituting the plant enclosure and top half comprising the tiny water tank. Almost symbolically…


The imposing Ravel Plaza Amsterdam from MVRDV, fuses glass with greenery

The shimmering flatness of glass complemented by jutting angular balconies - this in a nutshell defines the visual impact of Ravel Plaza Amsterdam, a foliage-covered high-rise complex conceptualized for the city's financial district. Proposed by Rotterdam-based architectural firm MVRDV (in collaboration with property developer OVG Real Estate), the incredible design was ceremoniously selected by the…

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