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SNEAK PEEK: The Living’s Hy-Fi Mushroom Tower Opens Tomorrow at MoMA PS1 via @Inhabitat

SNEAK PEEK: The Living’s Hy-Fi Mushroom Tower Opens Tomorrow at MoMA PS1 via @Inhabitat

When we first learned that architect David Benjamin and his firm, The Living , were planning to build towers out of self-assembling, mushroom-based materials at MoMA PS1 , we weren't quite sure what to expect. Now the organic structures, which won the museum's Young Architects Program design competition this year, are nearly complete, and we recently got to sneak a peek. Formed out of bricks grown by NY-based biomaterials company Ecovative , the temporary Hy-Fi tower will be made of 100% organic, compostable material that will be returned to the earth once the pavilion is disassembled.

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