26 Jun '14, 6pm

via @inhabitat World’s First Tower Made from Mushrooms Takes Root at MoMA PS1 in New York: Mush...

via @inhabitat World’s First Tower Made from Mushrooms Takes Root at MoMA PS1 in New York: Mush...

Mushrooms aren’t just for eating anymore. Biotect David Benjamin and his firm, The Living, recently completed their latest project – the world’s first tower made of fungus bricks – at MoMA PS1 in Queens, New York. The shroomy, biodegradable building will be unveiled later tonight at a press preview, but you can sneak a peek by checking out our gallery

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/worlds-first-tower-made-from-mushroo...

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