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Researchers develop "biological concrete" for moss-covered walls

Researchers develop "biological concrete"  for moss-covered walls | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
Scientists at a Spanish university are developing a new type of concrete that captures rainwater to create living walls of moss and fungi. (more...)
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Pallets Loft

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Have a look at this attic loft in Italy integrating reclaimed pallets into the interiors.
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Windows That Help with LEED Certification

Windows That Help with LEED Certification | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
This is the third installment in our series called Energy-Efficient Windows 101 made possible by Marvin Windows and Doors. In the previous article, I discussed some of the product options available for your energy-efficient windows.
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Mountain Lodge on Sognefjorden by Haptic - Dezeen

Mountain Lodge on Sognefjorden by Haptic - Dezeen | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
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"a swimming pool, spa, cinema and games room will be hidden in the rock beneath the main cluster of buildings at this Norwegian hunting lodge and hotel by London architects Haptic. A lounge, kitchen and library will be accommodated in five buildings surrounding an open courtyard, oriented so they each look out onto a different view of the surrounding forest or Norway's largest fjord..."
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The Garden of Eaden: THE SHED

The Garden of Eaden: THE SHED | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
The garden shed is a familiar site in most people gardens, and for those of us who do have one they probably won't give their shed much of a second thought beyond using them as storage. However, there is more about the ...

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24 Simple Garden Design Ideas - Channel4 - 4Homes

24 Simple Garden Design Ideas - Channel4 - 4Homes | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
Looking for inspiration for your garden? Look no further - we've got an ever growing supply of ideas. From the 4Homes team
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Cadogan Cafe by NEX

Cadogan Cafe by NEX | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
A spiralling cafe and rooftop garden outside the Saatchi Gallery in London's Chelsea proposed by NEX.
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....The Cadogan Cafe will be constructed in the Duke of York Square beside the gallery's brick perimeter wall, which originally formed the perimeter of a nineteenth century army barracks. NEX drew inspiration from this curved structure to plan a building formed of a single coiled wall.

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Wall Gardening with Mesh and Wiring

Wall Gardening with Mesh and Wiring | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
Wall Gardening With mesh and wiring. Wall gardens are a perfect solution for minimal space like patios and tiny backyards. The living walls offers salad fixings along with creative, eye-catching conversations pieces.
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Create spheres for your garden

Create spheres for your garden | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it

Here is a simple DIY. These spheres are made with nothing more than chicken wire and spray paint.

Easy and gorgeous, don't you think?

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PPM AG's curator insight, December 21, 2012 1:39 PM

Genial!  ... einfach und sehr effektvoll.

vidistar's curator insight, December 26, 2012 2:00 PM

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Grow your shed

Grow your shed | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
Add a green roof to your shed or even a bird table and you'll be giving garden wildlife a boost, writes Kate Bradbury
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The World’s Smallest Houses

The World’s Smallest Houses | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
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"If you think your house is pokey, think again! After learning about these pocket-sized homes you’ll feel like you’re living in a mansion.

 

Salzburg

With a frontage of only 30cm in width, it’s hard to imagine that anyone could possibly fit comfortably inside the house. The house might seem unliveable, but the romantic story behind it would be enough for any girl to squeeze in there. In order to marry the girl of his dreams, a poor young man built a tiny house in between two existing ones.

Great Britain

This miniature property in Conwy, Wales has become somewhat of a tourist attraction. The 3 x 1.8 meter house was, funnily enough, inhabited by a 190cm tall fisherman in the 1900s, so he would have been unable to stand up straight..."

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Domus Civita / Studio F | ArchDaily

Domus Civita / Studio F | ArchDaily | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
The caves and grottos got cleaned and restored and converted into a meditation room, art galleries, a wine cellar, a pool with hot tub and a garden kitchen. © Bob Coscarelli. The garden was cleared of 150 trees, blackberry ...
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Zaha Hadid building pirated in China

Zaha Hadid building pirated in China | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
News: a building designed by Zaha Hadid for Beijing has been copied by a developer in Chongqing, with the two projects racing to be completed first. (more...)
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10 Bewitching Hobbit Houses Seemengly Inspired by Tolkien’s Fantasy Novels

10 Bewitching Hobbit Houses Seemengly Inspired by Tolkien’s Fantasy Novels | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
With so many of you in love with The Hobbit Movie and with the characters depicted by J.R.R. Tolkien, we decided to put together a special post.
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Compact Home Inside a Garbage Truck

Compact Home Inside a Garbage Truck | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
Built inside a standard UNICAT garbage truck, all your basic needs is fit inside this tiny shelter.
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20 Best Urban Gardens - 2012 Roundup

20 Best Urban Gardens - 2012 Roundup | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
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Here are 20 of some of the most read, shared, and liked 2012 Urban Gardens posts...

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Social 01 office interior by i29

Social 01 office interior by i29 | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
Dutch interior architects i29 created an office with workspaces grouped in islands of colour.
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A Tiny Backyard Retreat: Gardening Shed Meets Campout Cabin ...

A Tiny Backyard Retreat: Gardening Shed Meets Campout Cabin ... | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
David Edrington, from Eugene, Oregon, needed a solution to the growing pile of yard and gardening tools amassing in his garage; over time, the idea of a simple gardening shed evolved into a structure with lots of uses — and ...

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Such a wonderland
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Mighty Haus: shopping blog and much more!!

Mighty Haus: shopping blog and much more!! | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it

"Zero yard space is no longer an excuse for skipping a garden. Grow vertically, thanks to the bag planter from West Elm. This handy hanger will fit in pretty much anywhere, and is also useful if you want to keep your plants up and away from little hands (or paws)."


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Waterfalls Made of Books

Waterfalls Made of Books | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it
Spanish artist Alicia Martin creates unique and eye-catching sculptures out of thousands of recycled books.
Old books fall out of a second floor window and spill onto the street.
Creative book sculptures look like waterfalls frozen in time.
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Last chance to enter the "School We'd Like" competition and win £5000 for your school - The Guardian (blog)

Last chance to enter the "School We'd Like" competition and win £5000 for your school - The Guardian (blog) | Garden Buildings For Work, Rest & Play | Scoop.it

The Guardian: "Last chance to enter our competition and win £5000 for your school. Then, at the final, to be held at the Guardian offices in London on 9 March, representatives from 10 shortlisted schools will present their idea..."

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