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BioCanopyEXPO: algae / architecture / biologic system / cyber-Garden / design / ecoMachines / energy / fibrous structure / light / responsive system / self-organization / self-sufficient / urban design / waterApril 7, 2014

URBAN ALGAE CANOPY MODULE by ecoLogicStudio + carlo ratti associati: The Urban Algae Canopy by ecoLogicStudio [M.Poletto, C.Pasquero] has been presented at the 'feeding the planet' exhibition in Milan with the 1:1 scale prototype of the world’s 1st bio-digital canopy integrating micro-algal cultures and real time digital cultivation protocols on a unique architectural system. Once completed as part of Expo Milano 2015 Future Food District, curated by C.Ratti, the Urban Algae Canopy will produce the oxygen equivalent of four hectares of woodland and up to 150kg of biomass per day, 60% of which are natural vegetal proteins. The project is part of the series HORTUS by ecoLogicStudio, special edition for Expo Milano 2015. gruppo di prototipazione/ prototyping team Taiyo Europe GmbH, Sullalbero Srl gruppo di consulenza/ consulting teamNick Puckett, Paolo Scoglio, Catherine Legrand, Mario Tredici
luci/lighting iGuzzini

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