26 Apr '15, 3pm

Freeway Algae Garden Turns CO2 Emissions into Energy in Switzerland

The Cloud Collective’s Culture Urbaine Genève was one of the 13 gardens produced for the Genève: Villes et Champs festival. The festival “focuses on the co-habitation of the urban and the natural within the context of the urban expansion of Geneva.” The algae garden takes conventional notions of a garden and turns them on their head. It makes use the site’s abundance of carbon dioxide and sunlight and transforms a blighted landscape into a productive space . The algae produced can be used as combustible biomass , as raw materials for cosmetics or food, or simply for its

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/overpass-algae-garden-turns-co2-emis...

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