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The Greenwall Reinvented

Posted by Ryan McQuerry on Mar 8, 2019 1:38:41 PM

34 Sale St | Victoria Park

This unique building required an equally individual greenwall, adapted to fit into an outstanding feature of the 24 Sale St building: a light-shaft which lets natural light into the third and fourth floors of the building.

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Topics: Vertical Gardens, Indoor Plants

The Upside to Troughs

Posted by Ryan McQuerry on Feb 8, 2019 12:27:04 PM

Office greenery has evolved from a token plant in the corner to becoming an integral and creative part of a functioning architectural space. Plant troughs are a unique product that not only look great but can be a simple yet inexpensive design solution with the power to transform an interior.

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Topics: Vertical Gardens, Indoor Plants

The Sheraton's New Urban Oasis

Posted by Ryan McQuerry on Jan 16, 2019 3:23:50 PM

Four Points by Sheraton | Auckland CBD

Working closely with the architect as the plans were laid down for the newly renovated Four Points by Sheraton meant that plants were an integral part of this exciting new hotel.

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Topics: Vertical Gardens, Indoor Plants

A Wintergarden Wonderland

Posted by Ryan McQuerry on Dec 12, 2018 1:13:27 PM

Rawhiti Estate Lifestyle Village | Remuera, Auckland

Right now we're all about one of the latest trends in architecture – integrated planting: designing objects, facades, furniture and materials to incorporate plants and greenery.

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Topics: Vertical Gardens, Indoor Plants

The [Hopefully Clean] Air We Breathe

Posted by Ryan McQuerry on Sep 19, 2018 1:31:36 PM

 

How much time do you spend inside? New research1 shows that city dwellers spend 90% of their time indoors, either at home, in the office or in vehicles. All this time spent indoors raises the question of indoor air quality and how that’s affecting our health.

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Topics: Wellbeing, toxins, air purification, benefits of indoor plants, air purification, air pollution, plant hire, Indoor Plants

Oyster + Chop: a Case Study

Posted by Ryan McQuerry on May 10, 2018 1:35:05 PM

Attracting foot traffic during both the day and evening, retaining valuable floor space, and refreshing the interior while keeping within the structural boundaries of the building were a few of the constraints to revamp the waterfront restaurant, Oyster + Chop. For the Outside In team, the constraints helped spark their creativity and they designed clever and bold ways to use plants to give the restaurant a fresh and vibrant street appeal.

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Topics: Indoor Plants

Forget Cut Flowers

Posted by Ryan McQuerry on Nov 23, 2017 10:01:30 AM

We all love fresh flowers, and it's become customary for reception areas and offices to have a bouquet of cut flowers delivered each week. But this practice is no longer environmentally sustainable, nor is it cost effective. The idea of cutting flowers and keeping them in water until they die doesn't hold the same allure these days...

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Topics: plant hire, Indoor Plants, Living Foliage Bowls

Patio Plant Styling at HeadQuarters

Posted by Ryan McQuerry on Sep 27, 2017 11:30:46 AM

Outdoor patios are the perfect way to soak in the sun and relax, sheltered from the elements in comfort and style. Add some lush greenery to draw nature in and you’ve got the ideal setting to enjoy a long lunch and sip a glass of champagne.

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Topics: Indoor Plants

How to Make Interiors Look More Lively with Indoor Plants

Posted by Rachel McQuerry on Aug 9, 2017 12:59:05 PM
Article by YOUR HOME AND GARDEN

Ryan McQuerry, director of interior plantscaping business Outside In, uses greenery to create a unique living environment in an Auckland furniture showroom

This showroom lies within a heritage building, and features a solid concrete exterior with a vast open space that needed a focal point. Ryan created a ‘living environment’ in the centre of the showroom; an unconventional and cost-effective solution.

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Topics: plant hire, Indoor Plants

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