Dec , It may be difficult to imagine gardening in the dead of winter, but thanks to modern technology it s more possible than ever before With holiday shopping in full swing, our eyes have been peeled for the brightest innovations in home agriculture From full on self watering vegetable gardens, to mushrooms
Aug , Australian architect Tim Angus has added a garden room to his mother s Melbourne residence, using dark wooden rafters recycled from an old examples include a lightweight glass and steel conservatory added to a house in Canberra and a Modernist inspired extension to a Victorian home in Melbourne
Jan , The box is made from a custom bronze paper that is made to look like metal Ripped from the pages of science fiction, the gears are turning, the steam is pumping, and the playing cards were finally born It wasn t easy theory made the bronze paper from scratch in order to perfectly print the ink that
Mar , The historic Victorian home, Merton House, in Australia was given a modern minimalist extension in a beautiful collaboration between Thomas Winwood The principle concepts behind the design brings light, air flow and access to the garden as a way to bring the new and old spaces together The new
Nov , From a cooked breakfast to our love of curries, many of Britain s familiar culinary habits were invented by the Victorians as a new book reveals So inspirational and innovative were the kitchens that they used to conduct tours around them and sectional views of the kitchen plans were mocked up, copied
Create a focal point in your garden by adding a stunning container Paired A focal point can be a foundation plant, gazebo, chair, water feature, statue or a piece of art It acts as a A Craftsman or Victorian home is more suited to traditional urns, while a ranch or contemporary style home is enhanced by modern planters.
Jun , The extensive restoration and innovation have won Waddesdon garden the Europa Nostra Diploma in for the extraordinary re creation with modern They also maintain a trainee gardener scheme enabling students to spend a year at Waddesdon, then complete two more years in other gardens.
Jul , Power House, by Paul Archer Design is a refurbished private house in Highbury North London What used to be a typical Victorian style house has been completely metamorphosed by this London based.
Victorian Obsession The naturalism of this landscape feature fascinated the Victorians It was the perfect showcase for their plant collections and artistic display skills We aren t too different from people of that day Growing plants, making miniature worlds, being creative and having a chance to engage in artistic pastimes
Sep , This beautiful Victorian villa in Clapton, England, received a green roofed, timber clad extension that brought natural light into the main living space The owners commissioned London based Scenario Architecture to design a modern extension that would respect the proportions and layout of the original
Jul , Christine Oakley, the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning s director of business strategy, distilled these seven lessons from her own attempts to grow a culture of innovation and by reflecting on her recent conversion to the cult of gardening after years of consistent
Jul , Researchers reveal the bizarre Victorian seances that brought artists back from the dead and the paintings they produced Medium would and Surrealists Despite this, there have been recent attempts to re examine the importance of these spiritualist works as innovative and pioneering for their time.
Mar , Mile End house extension by H?T And of course it helps bring daylight deep into the centre of the house where the kitchen is located, and gives views into the lovely garden Throughout the project, the architects sought to retain or restore original features, as well as maintaining the Victorian aesthetic of
Feb , Refurbished Victorian townhouse, London, LLI Design, refurbishment, green renovation, sliding doors The original layout of the house had nicely proportioned rooms, a delightful garden and a handsome exterior which the design team enhanced by stripping out some of the dated features and reinstating
Mar , UK studio Intervention Architecture has converted and extended a dilapidated Victorian coach house in Birmingham to create a live work space for a writer A mezzanine level has been created to allow for an elevated desk view out to the secluded garden at the rear, in addition to allowing the area to
Apr , Joost has spoken at TEDx Sydney, he s staged countless events and pop up projects to encourage discussion about sustainable design practices and his zero waste philosophy He is known for his vertical gardens, his inspired Greenhouse by Joost restaurants in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth, Silo his
Aug , The Victorian Society is planning to host a drink in to help save the Still Star pub in Aldgate, east London, from demolition The event will take place at the pub today (Tuesday August) at pm and the society has created a Facebook event for the meeting to help people object to the pub being
Feb , Furnishing your pub to suit your audience while remaining authentic can be a difficult process With more than years experience in the antiques industry, Phil MacGregor and Alan Howard of Pub Furniture UK, offer their advice on Victorian style pubs There are many pubs across the country that were
May , Small north facing gardens and a vegetable patch are accommodated in the recessed portions of the curvaceous shape, which also ensures the building The home was recently shortlisted for the annual Victorian Architecture Awards, which recognises innovative projects across Victoria, Australia.
Sep , From larger gardens decked out entirely in a Goth fitting theme (complete, possibly, with faux tombstones) to a few, wholly appropriate, flowers in pots, the world of Goth gardening is full of innovation and variety Now, I am not the first Goth blogger to cover this topic, so I strongly suggest that you check out
Oct , This renovated s Victorian house in Melbourne, Australia, is a modern, daylit family home that references the area s mix of industrial and residential architecture ITN Architects upgraded the existing building with an open plan extension that connects it to the rear garden.
Jan , When entrepreneur Chris Morling decided to renovate a historic castle into his company s UK headquarters, he looked for a designer who would think out of the box, and well that s exactly what he got Morling hired famed designer Laurence Llewelyn Bowen who teamed up with Interaction to take on the
Aug , Brits are looking for something more sophisticated from the pub these days, according to a new survey, with fruit machines and fags falling right to the bottom of their wish list YouGov question Which, if any, of the following features would your ideal pub have It serves meals ( ) It has a beer garden
D ing inspiration from the gardens history and geological features, wHY s Victorian style pleasure garden offers entertainment, art, and thousands of botanical The new Ross Pavilion and Gardens d from the rich natural history, heritage, and creative spirit of Scotland, embodying a model approach for integrating
Aug , Jacqueline Wilson Smith is the head of innovation and marketing at Gourmet Garden, a multi million dollar Sunshine Coast based, American owned, that is all about connecting people who have got excess produce in their own gardens and how they can collaborate together to prevent food waste.