Design competitions are all about finding the most innovative, beautiful, and sometimes most environmentally friendly concepts to shape the way we look at structures. Design affects entire cities, states, and countries for years to come. Phases like the Art Deco movement survive years after its creation because of its beauty and historical significance. The Taiwan Tower Internation Competition painstakingly went through hundreds of entries recently and chose a design by Tokyo-based architect Sou Fujimoto entitled The Oasis to build at the Taichung Gateway Park.
Yes, summer is coming to an end, but that doesn't mean that you have to put away your garden hoe and gloves! Many varieties of trees grow extremely well in the gap between summer’s heat and the real onset of winter. The heatwaves are (hopefully) over, and both the soil and air temperatures have dropped. This will help keep your tree moist so it will stay healthy and strong.
Here are the top 10 autumn-lovin trees that want to be planted this fall!
- Japanese maple
- Chinese pistachio
- Chinese tallow tree
- Claret ash
- Golden ash
- Flowering cherry
- Scarlet oak
Continue reading here to learn how to properly grow a tree. Good luck and happy autumn!
Locally-grown food has gotten much attention in the last couple of years for it's great flavor and positive environmental impact. However, starting a personal garden can seem like a daunting and overwhelming project. Fear not!: creating a personal garden is super easy, low cost and fun!
First, you have to assess the space you have for your garden. Whether you’re lucky enough to have a yard or even just a windowsill, the concept is the same: you are looking for a space that has lots of light where you can plant herbs and vegetables that grow well in that season.
As living beings, we have been blessed with five senses. Eden Restaurant heightens and impresses each of them creating a unique multi-sensory experience that will leave you feeling like you have just fell into Shangri-La.
Smell; upon entering through the front doors of Eden you are hit with the intoxicating aromas wafting from the open air kitchen. A word of advice? Come a half hour prior to your reservation and enjoy a drink at the bar or in the garden. The specialty cocktails here; Adam and Eve, Genesis, Forbidden Fruits and The Tree of Life to name a few, are the perfect foreplay and segue to dinner, as fresh herbs grown on site are infused into some of the cocktails as well as the dishes.