29 Jan '15, 9pm

urbandesign

This design concept was created and organized by the U.S. Green Building Council’s Massachusetts Chapter’s Emerging Professionals Committee in collaboration with the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Youthbuild Boston. ShiftBoston recruited the Treepod designers with the intent of competing in the competition. The idea of the biomimicry of trees installation came after many long hard hours of volunteer work and a team collaboration led by the EPMA Committee. Here is the original release below: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: DiAnn Mroszczak or Michael VanZandt Collins Email: [email protected] [email protected] ; or, [email protected] USGBC 2011 Design Competition The Emerging Professionals of Massachusetts are a USGBC MA Chapter committee of students and young professionals dedicated to the sustainable design movement in regards to building design, pla...

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/treepods-carbon-scrubbing-artificial...

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