Eco + Path Makes the Most of Nature in the Metropolitan Setting

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: Aug 24, 2012 • References: & tuvie
It may look compartmentalized and contained but the Eco + Path concept is a much more successful setup than you'd find along most suburban and city streets. Instead of planting trees that are surrounded in a small bed of soil and a sea of concrete and asphalt, this project aims to better integrate vegetation with the earth beneath.

This is accomplished through the installation of special grate tiles around the planters with a hidden network of reservoirs, pipes and an effective watering system. The panels provide a flat surface for walking with plenty of perforations for the passage of rainwater. Jonathan Aljets' Eco + Path scheme requires little to no additional hydration by hose or sprinkler, thus relieving much of the maintenance necessary for urban greenery and community gardens. Stats for Resourceful Urban Gardens Trending: Older & Mild
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