Adding life, scent and song to suburban Tokyo.
Affixing small hangers and substantial brackets to increase the plant population.
Weary commuters mold the organic infrastructure of their neighbourhoods.
Unexpected care for run-down suburban dead space.
This well tended local neighbourhood park garden is actually a quiet memorial to a deceased spouse.
Decorative charm and creative practical application.
Diversity, Vibrance, Tolerance
Rainy ramble in far west Tokyo suburbs
Local gambling zone offers flowers to regulars & neighbours
Definition and practical value.
City infrastructure fosters independent green.
Bricks and all kinds of junk.
Delicious pickled, marmaladed, or squashed up in the mouth…..
A temporary patch of life on a shallow, gravel parking lot.
Although the trees are long dead, the wall reminds us of a garden once treasured.
Long roadside planter constructed of loosely packed bricks.
A lovely twist to the usually forboding and odorous gaping deadspace.
Car port hanging garden constructed from modified hangers
An interesting take on the classic balcony-supported green curtain.
Creative use of dead space for a practical garden.
Creating curbside planter space with bricks and wood.
A cute pocket garden constructed from waste materials.
Multifunctional pot plant set up.
The role of built environmental artifacts/components will increasingly be that of trellis.
Tree in use as a storage system for outdoor cleaning implements.
High hanging pots in wire
Rocks and concrete blocks mark out narrow marginal space for a bright shock of colour.
Curbside as home for hot chili garden.
Another example of the resilient, resourceful ways that plants continue to confound our built environment.