MEXICO′S VERTICAL GARDENS ON CITY′S HIGHWAYS

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The columns of Mexico City′s busiest highways have been converted into more than 600,000 square feet of vertical gardens stretching across 27km. Through its project tagged Via Verde, it has transformed over 1,000 previously bare and boring concrete pillars of its elevated highway. It is acclaimed to be the “greatest urban greening project under construction […]

HAVE YOU HAD LEAVES AS PLATES?

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The practice of using leaves as plates or food wraps is nothing new. In many parts of Asia and Africa, certain leaf types are popularly used for these and other purposes. However, one German Startup – Leaf Republic has taken it a step further and is now turning leaves into plates. I am always intrigued […]