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Businesses Have Embraced Furbish’s Green Walls and Roofs

Businesses Have Embraced Furbish’s Green Walls and Roofs Taking “Green” to New Heights I95Business By Tracy M. Fitzgerald June 02, 2019 When Michael Furbish and his wife Heather set out to construct their new house in Anne Arundel County in 1999, they had two major goals in mind: build a welcoming place to call home, and build responsibly, using natural, sustainable, energy efficient materials. What they didn’t anticipate was the …Read More

New BioWall Installation at UMD Stamp Student Union

Wall of Wellness Stamp’s New Vertical Garden Promotes Sustainability, Health for Visitors By Carly Taylor ’19 / Feb 13, 2019 Some might turn to yoga and others to a bag of chips to deal with everyday stress. Now the Stamp is offering a new way to extinguish it. With the help of a University Sustainability Fund grant, students, faculty and staff can now reap the benefits of a vertical garden …Read More

Inspired by the Obama portrait’s ‘living wall’? Not so fast.

Inspired by the Obama portrait’s ‘living wall’? Not so fast. Adrian Higgins- The Washington Post When you view a life-size portrait of some notable person, your gaze tends to go first to the subject’s face and then to the pose of the body and finally to the background. The newly unveiled oil painting of former president Barack Obama messes with this visual sequence. The visitors who have been lining up …Read More