grey to green vegetation stones by caroline brahme grey to green vegetation stones by caroline brahme
feb 19, 2013

grey to green vegetation stones by caroline brahme

‘grey to green’ vegetation stones by caroline brahme

 

 

allowing for flexible customization and integration of greenery on paved urban floors, swedish designer caroline brahme has developed a series of paving stones that can host vegetation. each tile has different amounts of perforation – from 1 to 8 spaces, where plants can grow. as these stones make up many of a city’s impervious surfaces, the product can be very flexibly incorporated into the environment. the quantity of greenery on the concrete blocks can easily be customized and increased without taking up much extra space – primarily intended to be used within the surfaces of urban wastelands.

 

 

grey to green

 

 

different stone sizes

 

 

different stone sizes

 

 

casting process

 

 

fresh out of the mould

 

 

fresh out of the mould

 

 

scenario – urban wasteland

 

 

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  • I don’t get this. Usually the ground under pavers like these is a thick bed of tamped limestone aggregate. Not very conducive to supporting vegetation. If the ground were lightly-packed soil, the system would fail.

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