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東京フルーツ・レイヤー
東京フルーツ・レイヤー

Japanese version of text for Italian Collabora LIMNO

Presentation: FIXING the Neighbourhood
Presentation: FIXING the Neighbourhood

Presentation for “Transforming Neighbourhoods – Tokyo/Berlin”

Rainy Day Ramble in far West SuburbZ
Rainy Day Ramble in far West SuburbZ

Rainy ramble in far west Tokyo suburbs

Tokyo’s Non-Intentional Landscape
Tokyo's Non-Intentional Landscape

Guest post for This Big City

Tomato Garden in Blocks
Tomato Garden in Blocks

A temporary patch of life on a shallow, gravel parking lot.

Balcony Gardening Tokyo
Balcony Gardening Tokyo

A lovely family gardening experiment

Replacing Dead Urban Spaces with Living Habitat
Replacing Dead Urban Spaces with Living Habitat

Contrary to popular opinion, cities only become devoid of natural life by active suppression…..

Gardening for Strangers in Tokyo
Gardening for Strangers in Tokyo

What surprises me still are Tokyo residents’ ingenuity and passion for cultivating plants and community in a crowded, over-built city…..

Let’s cover Tokyo in winter lavendar
Let's cover Tokyo in winter lavendar

Covering a Tokyo building with lavender plants, or creating small lavender city farms . . .

“Do You Really Like Living Here?” A Foreigner’s Perspective on Tokyo
“Do You Really Like Living Here?” A Foreigner’s Perspective on Tokyo

I cannot discern if this question expresses national modesty, a sense of inferiority, or ignorance

Shade for Tomatoes
Shade for Tomatoes

A row of tomato vines protected from the harsh Tokyo summer with a whole lot of umbrellas.

Farming in the Concrete Jungle
Farming in the Concrete Jungle

Great article on urban farming in Tokyo by Dr. Jintana Kawasaki

Selfmade “Vertical Garden” in Shiba/Mita
Selfmade "Vertical Garden" in Shiba/Mita

Selfmade “vertical garden” courtesy of Jan Lindenberg

Tokyo-DIY-gardening Workshop @ 3331 Arts Chiyoda
Tokyo-DIY-gardening Workshop @ 3331 Arts Chiyoda

Create a city map identifying Tokyo’s greenest and greyest neighborhoods and places!