Category Archives: The ‘S’ Word



  Food. It is the great unifier of place and race, the common ground sustaining our very existence. Why then, does food production feature so minimally in public space and urban design? Under the weight of looming threats to energy, … Continue reading

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Farm in Tokyo

Image via ArchDaily © ON design partners To ensure produce is fresh, a farm has been estiblish next door to a restuarant in Tokyo. Lets hope that the little boxes can pump out the fresh vegies and keep up with … Continue reading

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National Permaculture Day – May 1st 2011

ABC Gardening Australia TV presenter, Josh Byrne, says he is thrilled to be patron of National Permaculture Day, May 1st 2011. “Permaculture is practical, grassroots sustainability in action,” Byrne says. “It provides immediate tools for people to reduce their environmental … Continue reading

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Productive Garden in City Square Melbourne

Photos by Josh Zeunert Over the past week or so there has been a great productive garden (‘Metlink Edible Garden’) put together by The Diggers Club in City Square, Melbourne as part of the 2011 Melbourne food & wine festival. … Continue reading

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Stackable Trough Planters

The only product of this type that I’ve seen, so thought I’d email it around. Concrete troughs that stack to whatever height you need, each ‘ring’ interlocks/seals and sits on a base so that can be filled with soil (not … Continue reading

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