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A Mirrored Garden Comes to the Met Rooftop

Artist Dan Graham builds a glass pavilion around ivy hedgerows for the museum's annual rooftop installation.
April 30, 2014
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8 Backyards We Love

Offering places to garden, play, recline, and contemplate the view, backyards have the power to redefine the homes with which they share a site.
April 28, 2014
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5 Green Homes from Dwell's April Outdoors Issue

Dwell's April 2014 issue is now on newsstands—here's a sneak peek of the intelligent homes, outdoor products, and green building methods you'll see in its pages.
March 26, 2014
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8 Essential Landscape Design and Gardening Books

We combed the latest publishing catalogs for a selection of tomes that illuminate all things green, from macro (land art) to micro (indoor planters).
March 11, 2014
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A Dutch Designer's Modern Chicken Coop

Ton Matton’s chicken coop—a sly protest against European agriculture laws—is getting second looks for its urban-meets-rural aesthetic.
March 2, 2014
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An Edible Learning Garden in Brooklyn

New York firm WORKac taps into society’s increased focus on heathy eating with a school’s learning garden.
February 28, 2014
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Austin's Casis Elementary School Teaching Garden

Architect Burton Baldridge donated his services to Casis Elementary, his daughter’s large public school in Austin, Texas, to design and build an outdoor classroom that would augment an organic gardening program.
February 27, 2014
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How To: Green Your Roof

No matter the month, it's never too cold or too early to start planning for major eco-impact. From urban rooftop gardens to living surfaces that help homeowners save on energy costs, here you'll find plenty of ideas for the final (green) frontier: the green roof.
December 2, 2013
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Primer on Landscape Architecture

Don’t know your Lawrence Halprin from your Richard Haag? We’ve rounded up some of our favorite articles, interviews, and essays on modern landscape architecture.
November 4, 2013