02 Jun '15, 3pm

Futuristic Urban Algae Folly grows food, fuel and shade

The future of food is green. Really green. We first saw a prototype of the Urban Algae Folly in 2014 at the Fuorisalone in Italy , but London-based ecoLogicStudio has taken this innovative concept to new heights for the Milan Expo. Located near the entrance of the Future Food District, this futuristic design showcases the intersection of food, design and energy like you've never seen it before. Hit the jump to learn how harvestable, edible food is embedded in the canopy's infrastructure, and why the sun is such an important ingredient.

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