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.
Companies from a variety of fields are aiming for a plastic-free office. Among them is for example the consulting firm Horton International Czech, where they make a point of sorting all their waste: you won’t encounter a single water bottle or plastic cup anywhere in their spaces. Butterflies & Hurricane, a company in Prague’s Karlín district, or Skanska as its neighbour likewise maintain a zero-waste policy focused on fighting the plastic evil. Will you join in too?
From living green walls to mega complexes like Amazon’s recently opened Spheres imitating rain forest, the green office is believed to further enhance productivity and creativity of city-dwellers inside the office “cage”.