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25 Sky-High Gardens

From Lush Vertical Gardens to Skyscraper Forests

— March 29, 2011 — Eco
There has been a recent surge of people "going green," and because of this, there has also been a recent surge in vertical gardens and rooftop gardens. Concrete jungles are getting a makeover to look far less concrete; there are now entire building facades that grow lush greenery and there are even interior designs that have towering walls brimming with foliage. Some buildings are opting to grow their veggies on their rooftops as well!

Whether you have a green thumb or not, the rise of vertical gardens and rooftop gardens is one trend that can't be ignored. As the world looks for ways to increase sustainability, more and more people will be looking into growing their own greens or even just decorating in innovative manners with plant life.
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Interior Neighborhoods
Interior Neighborhoods
The Vietnamese-Exclusive Nam House in Hackney, London
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Futuristic Flora Bridges
Futuristic Flora Bridges
The Urban Reforestation Project Aims to Make Kuala Lumpur Greener
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Eco Robopods
Eco Robopods
Filene Eco Pods Shifts With the Times While Revitaling the Boston Area
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Plastic Wall Gardens
Plastic Wall Gardens
Garden for a Not-Too-Distant Future by Madrid's Luzinterruptus
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Retrofitted Green Roofs
Retrofitted Green Roofs
'The Flat' Condo in LA Gets Rooftop Vegetable Garden
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Sky Gardens
Sky Gardens
Eagle Street Rooftop Farm is a 6,000-Square-Foot NYC Project
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Vertical Gardens
Vertical Gardens
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Towering Indoor Gardens
Towering Indoor Gardens
The Bryant Park Urban Garden Room in New York City
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Wall-Side Gardens
Wall-Side Gardens
Suntory Midorie Makes Urban Areas of Japan Greener
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Notched Vertical Gardens
Notched Vertical Gardens
The Shenzhen Interchange by WorkAC Merges Earth and Air
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Aquatic Floating Gardens
Aquatic Floating Gardens
Physalia Provides Filtered Waters and Green Spaces
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Skyscraper Competition
Skyscraper Competition
eVolo Symbiotic Interlock Vertically Interconnected City
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Erotically Themed Resorts
Erotically Themed Resorts
The Hotel Reina Roja in Mexico is Both Naughty and Nice
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Lush Vertical Gardens
Lush Vertical Gardens
Michael Hellgren's Work as a Landscape Architect
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Green Roof Guarantees
Green Roof Guarantees
Toronto Implements Garden-Topped Building Law
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Green Urban Sculptures
Green Urban Sculptures
Verdance by Jeffrey Greger Brings Plants Back to the City
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Strap-On Porches
Strap-On Porches
The Plant Room Gives Apartment Dwellers a Shot at Having a Shed
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Flowerpot Chandeliers
Flowerpot Chandeliers
‘Flora' Lighting Installation Elevates Your Indoor Garden
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Gardens on Walls
Gardens on Walls
Manuel Dressmann's 'Vertical Garden' Turns Your Apartment into a Greenhouse
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Hip Hanging Gardens
Hip Hanging Gardens
Add Greenery to the Walls With Flora Grubb's Vertical Garden
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Roller Coaster Apartments
Roller Coaster Apartments
The Everrich 2 Apartment Complex By DWP Architects
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Skyscraper Forests
Skyscraper Forests
'Logistic City' from JDS Architects is a Towering Man-Made Forest
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Vertical Interior Gardens
Vertical Interior Gardens
Urban Cultivation via the Plantwall by Green Fortune
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8-Story Vertical Gardens
8-Story Vertical Gardens
Patrick Blanc Makes Epic Greenery on Walls of Athenaeum Hotel
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Hilly Rooftop Homes
Hilly Rooftop Homes
The Guz Architects Meera House is a Suburban Garden Sanctuary
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