Is Cyber-Gardening the New Urban Gardening? Is Cyber-Gardening the New Urban Gardening?
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Is Cyber-Gardening the New Urban Gardening?

by Zak Stone

February 4, 2012

 

"The project makes you think about farming and gardening, but there is another level where knowledge can be disseminated and exchanged, and it's a virtual cultivation of knowledge," Claudia Pasquero, who helped create the exhibit, told domus. "Media technologies and material systems come together." Pasquero's EcoLogicStudio used a similar experiment as part of research methods and to build public support for an algae-centric economic redevelopment plan in an economically stagnant region of Sweden. But whether or not the project is "useful," it provides a fascinating perspective on a future where biology, architecture, and urban agriculture all begin to unite.

Images courtesy of EcoLogicStudio 

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Is Cyber-Gardening the New Urban Gardening?