30 Dec '11, 5pm

Turn the Eiffel Tower Green?

A concept to turn the Eiffel Tower into a giant green wall has been proposed as a symbolic statement of "the reconciliation of nature and mankind."The plan calls for 600,000 plants to be attached to the structure using hemp sacks filled with soil as the growth media. An irrigation system comprising 12 tons of tubing would be used to provide water for the plants.

Full article: http://www.ecogeek.org/weird-stuff/3670-turn-the-eiffel-t...

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