The Daily Blend for Monday, July 29, 2013

The Daily Blend for Monday, July 29, 2013

Artist and designer Aki Inomata uses 3D printing to create crystalline hermit shells modeled after iconic skylines.(Inhabitat)





  • The Masters of Modern Landscape Design Conference, organized by the Library of American Landscape History, will be held September 28 and 29, at the phenomenal Indianapolis Museum of Art. The two-day conference will feature eight of the mid-20th century’s most influential landscape architects, from Thomas Church to Lawrence Halprin. (IMA Museum)





  • What’s the world’s best and most influential public park? Garden historian Tom Turner argues that there could only be one answer: St. James’s Park in London. (Garden Visit)



  • Vertical gardens are all the rage now, but that climb to the top isn’t as easy as it looks. (NY Times)





  • When road rage gets put in park: Grist explores how curb parking brings out the crazy in people, the root causes, and how thoughtful urban planning should turn those trends around. (Grist)




  • Getting on a crowded bus in the heat of summer can be suffocating. But buses might get “cooler” thanks to Phyto Kinetic, a project that aims to dress up public buses with lush green roofs. (Urban Gardens)


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