Latest Articles in Green Culture

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Pair Your Modern Home with a No-Fuss Garden

Architect Cory Buckner has become Los Angeles’ resident A. Quincy Jones expert. Here, she shares tips on how to complement iconic modern architecture with water-saving tricks.
July 14, 2014
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Native Plants Can Transform Your Yard—And The Planet

With her drought-tolerant landscapes and permeable hardscape designs, Cassy Aoyagi of FormLA Landscaping has proven her dedication to saving our most precious natural resource.
July 14, 2014
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Potted Plants Delivered to Your Door

In New York, you can get virtually anything delivered, but The Sill, a houseplant shop delivery service, is tops.
July 10, 2014

How Green Construction is Significantly Cutting Emissions

Edward Mazria of Architecture 2030 talks to Dwell about the success (and upcoming explosion) of green construction.
July 10, 2014
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A Desert Blooms: A Middle Eastern Park Plan Breaks the Mold

How do you design green space that can withstand Abu Dhabi’s heat? Thomas Heatherwick listened to the desert.
May 16, 2014
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Sustainable Single-Family Homes in Cambodia

Three sustainably designed dwellings in Phnom Penh show how far two grand can go.
May 13, 2014

A Gathering Spot and Emergency Resource for New York's Community Gardens

In a community garden in the Bronx, a structure will serve as a shelter for recreation, and as a sustainable power source in an emergency.
May 9, 2014
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Easy, Indoor Gardening for City Dwellers

Starting with an origami-inspired microgreen kit, two brothers want to bring your garden inside.
May 6, 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