Landscape Architect & Specifier News

MAR 2017

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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120 Landscape Architect and Specifier News I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 5 5 0 I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 6 1 7 Up for a do it yourself project? IKEA just released plans for a spherical multi- level garden called the Growroom ( https://tinyurl.com/j39dcdz ). It's being touted as a kind of vertical farm, but of course you could grow whatever you desire. Talk about a wood shop project! The only materials required are 17 sheets of plywood and 500 stainless pan head screws. You'll need access to a Computer Numeric Control machine with a cutter 8mm in diameter, plus a table saw, a screwdriver, a drill and a couple of hammers. There are rumors that people in such disparate locals as Helsinki, Taipei, Rio de Janeiro and San Francisco have plans to build Growrooms. Get working. Right: You'll need 17 sheets of plywood. PHOTO: NIKLAS VINDELEV Above: The circular garden needs only 2.8 x 2.5 meters of ground space. Just follow the 17 assembly steps! The design is from SPACE10 and architects Mads-Ulrik Husum and Sine Lindholm. The building instructions are at https://tinyurl.com/ znkf76u . Left: Assembled! Build Your Very Own Vertical Garden—Very Cool

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