Living Walls Inject Natural Beauty, Color Into Design

Living Walls Inject Natural Beauty, Color Into Design

Who said it’s not easy being green? The color evokes a sense of freshness, vibrancy and a call to the outdoors. Hotels and designers are embracing this acidic hue in more ways than one—think soil-free living walls, hydroponic gardens, as well as splashes of bold paint colors or accents in furnishings—to create environments that are distinctive, energizing and memorable.

Vegetation To The Rescue: Vertical Forests Cleaning Up Our Air

Vegetation To The Rescue: Vertical Forests Cleaning Up Our Air

Bosco Verticale brought reforestation and naturalization into the city. The structures include an ecosystem that attract birds and bees, filling the air with the chirping and buzzing of the countryside.

An IGA In Montreal Is Growing Its Own Vegetables On The Roof

An IGA In Montreal Is Growing Its Own Vegetables On The Roof

More than 30 different kinds of produce are being grown on the 25,000-square-foot roof, and all of it is certified organic. In addition to tomatoes and lettuce, eggplant, radish, kale and basil are among the products growing here.

Vertical Farm Start-Up Plenty Raises $200m

Vertical Farm Start-Up Plenty Raises $200m

Plenty, a San Francisco vertical farming start-up, has raised $200m (£154m) from big-name investors that include Japanese media giant SoftBank, Alphabet's Eric Schmidt and Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.