Water with fresh mint or, say, pastries adorned in chopped chives. Herb gardens aren’t just a rural weekend pastime. They’re for office workers too. Companies worldwide have started setting up their own herb gardens. But how do you grow these plants, and what’s the right way to take care of them?
You’ve already got potted plants at your office, and green vertical walls and trees on your rooftop terrace. So what next? Now you need to install moss at your workplace. As much as you can! Taking its green tufts as a brush, you can compose a variety of pictures, decorations, and wall logos.
The positive influence of greenery on the human psyche and the body is firmly rooted in contemporary architecture. What are the most famous green buildings in the world? What did the builders of "treescrapers" have to face in Milan? And how is it actually with watering?
Forget the destructive whipping of the tip of the pencil. In the case of the Sprout pencils you would eat up herbs or flowers that would otherwise beautify your office desk.
Wood as a building material is more associated with log cabins than skyscrapers. What are its advantages for the construction of high-rise buildings and why such a skyscraper does not burn down, explains the designer Patrik Domanický.
In the last few years, beekeeping in the Czech Republic has become a fashionable affair—one that’s flown in from the countryside to Prague. You can find hives on the balconies of apartment buildings and the roofs of banks, hotels, and shopping centers. They’re keeping bees on the roof of the National Theater, and a “smart” hive will be installed above the offices of the Praga Studios administrative building in Karlín.