HORTUS is a Crazy Greenhouse Contraption of 300+ Algae-Filled Bags

January 23, 2012 by  
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HORTUS — or Hydro Organisms Responsive To Urban Stimuli — is a crazy new exhibit in London made up of 325 transparent bags of algae hanging from the ceiling via a network of ropes. Long plastic tubes hang from the bags and visitors are instructed to blow into them to feed the algae — which ranges in color from dark green, to pink, to brown — with their breath. Devised by the  Architectural Association School of Architecture , the crazy algae greenhouse is a way for visitors to use their own carbon emissions to foster new life. Read the rest of HORTUS is a Crazy Greenhouse Contraption of 300+ Algae-Filled Bags Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: algae , algae art , algae art exhibit , algae fuel , algae greenhouse , Architectural Association , architectural association school of architecture , architectural design , eco logic studio , fuel source , green art , greenhouse , greenhouse architecture , hortus , London , sustainable art , Urban design , urban greenhouse

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