CopenHill: Waste plant to become a Copenhagen tourist spot with rooftop entertainment park

An artificial ski slope and recreational hiking area built on top of a new waste management centre is due to open this Autumn in Copenhagen. With a 278-foot-high artificial climbing wall, a 600-meter ski slope full-service restaurant, and an après-ski bar surrounded by tree-lined hiking trails, Amager Bakke, otherwise known as CopenHill, is set to be both an entertainment space as well as a waste-to-energy plant. The new power … Continue reading CopenHill: Waste plant to become a Copenhagen tourist spot with rooftop entertainment park

Village Underground creatively creating creative spaces from recycled tube trains and shipping containers

Shoreditch maybe a shadow of its former self as the “City of London” presses up against and on its turf, but one venue that remains and is certainly in it for the long haul is Village Underground. A part creative community, part arts venue, Village Underground includes a renovated warehouse which is used for everything from concerts and club nights to exhibitions, theatre, live art and other … Continue reading Village Underground creatively creating creative spaces from recycled tube trains and shipping containers

The Green House: Fully circular green hub with a restaurant and urban farm opens in Netherlands

The Green House is a new green hub – built on eco-friendly, sustainable and circular principles – that houses a restaurant, urban farm and meeting centre in the Netherlands. Currently located in Utrecht, The Green House pavilion has been designed with modular components, so that it is demountable and can be easily moved. The Green House will temporarily be based in Utrecht for 15 years, … Continue reading The Green House: Fully circular green hub with a restaurant and urban farm opens in Netherlands

Stormvogel: Herbal tonics, herbal medicine and workshops aboard the herbal barge

If you are heading along London’s canal route over the summer months, be sure to stop off for a botanical cocktail aboard the Herbal Barge, Stormvogel. Stormvogel the Herbal Barge also offers one-to-one herbal medicine consultations; courses and workshops; and the opportunity to buy hand made and quality products as well as raw materials to make your own kitchen remedies. Pathways along London’s canal routes are an … Continue reading Stormvogel: Herbal tonics, herbal medicine and workshops aboard the herbal barge

Sustainable hair salon Ralph & Rice consider the environment from root-to-tip

Sustainable and eco-friendly options for every lifestyle eventuality is fortunately becoming more prevalent as the world collectively begins to take the necessary steps towards taking care of the planet they know as “home”. When it comes to hairdressing choices, London-based stylists Anita Rice and Dan Ralph have combined their industry experience to build a salon where haircare meets sustainability. A sustainable hair salon from head-to-toe quite … Continue reading Sustainable hair salon Ralph & Rice consider the environment from root-to-tip