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Snohetta’s Vulcan Beehive in Oslo

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In an effort to promote beekeeping and plant pollination in Oslo, Norway, architecture office Snøhetta has designed and realized ‘Vulkan Beehive’, perched atop a roof adjacent to the Mathallen Food Hall. The project’s location relates both to the cuisine center as well as various green spaces in the urban area.
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Cultivating Communities

By Angela Henderson

In Vancouver, Canada, spring takes a few notable forms: cherry blossoms, umbrellas, and community gardens. Situated on Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver’s coastal temperate rainforest climate is a fertile environment for gardens and gardeners alike. Despite the scarcity of urban land, Vancouver has over 75 community gardens located in school yards, city parks, boulevards, disused railways and even at City Hall. Communal gardens in Vancouver are host to a range of urban initiatives and serve a wide cross-section of the community. Digging in the dirt is something we all share in common. Continue reading

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