CityTrees are hi-tech living sculptures to combat air pollution

CityTrees are hi-tech living sculptures to combat air pollution

  Design + Plants = Living Sculpture This idea is incredible!  An environmentally conscious German startup has designed a plant-based urban sculpture that it claims has the same air-purifying properties as 275 trees. Green City Solutions’s CityTrees are large, living walls of plants, lichens, and mosses attached to air vents. The greenery absorbs dust, nitrogen dioxide, and ozone gases from the air, and WiFi sensors […]

Bordalo II reinvents street art, recycled art and urban art all in one

Bordalo II reinvents street art, recycled art and urban art all in one

Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo, aka Bordalo II, finds his inspiration by rifling through Lisbon’s garbage and trash. Where others might see plastic containers, dented car parts, broken crates and leftover tires, Bordalo sees ideal materials to incorporate into his artwork. His creations, located throughout the city, are composed of trash and recycled materials, which he spray-paints and molds into new forms, transforming heaps of garbage into […]

Renewed Art by John Dahlsen

Renewed Art by John Dahlsen

Environmental art involves the creation or manipulation of a large or enclosed space, many effectively surrounding its audience.  Architectural (including landscape architectural) design might be said to qualify as environment art, although the term usually refers to artworks that do not function as either of these kinds of environmental design typically do.  Several artists, many associated with American Pop Art — like Edward Kienholz (American, […]