20 Feb '12, 1pm

Transforming a derelict city building into vertical gardens for nearby residents

Transforming a derelict city building into vertical gardens for nearby residents

Aspiring interior designer Lucie Sadakova has come up with a striking concept to bring more green space and nourishment into a scruffy part of London. And, despite being in a sense all about an outdoor activity, it is in fact an interior transformation, a proposed adaptive reuse of an old building way past its prime. One of the things I love about the ever-fascinating website Inhabitat is that it brings me into contact with cutting-edge ideas, frequently green ones. Yet it stimulates my environmental imagination in a radically different way than does my usual world of urbanism, which is more about perfecting pragmatic, tried-and-true concepts and bringing them to scale. Inhabitat isn’t about the tried and true but the new and provocative. Its predominant aesthetic is unabashedly modernist. Many ideas it presents may never be brought to scale: but I like it that they take m...

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