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Designer Byron Rich Creates an Interactive Bio-Sculpture Map of the World

Posted By Desh Raj Sharma On July 5, 2012 @ 3:20 pm In Art,Botanical,Reader Submitted Content | 1 Comment

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Things you neglect grow fainter in no time. Conversely, with a bit of care, you can help such stuff regain normalcy. Byron Rich [1], a Calgary-born, New York [2]-based industrial designer, has put this idea into practice while coming up with an interactive bio-sculpture. Dubbed ‘Protista Imperialis’, the sculpture is a strong statement on how we are degrading natural resources [3]to nosh our selfish motives. The sculpture has two parts: algae that stands for the natural world, and a technological apparatus that represents a “techno-sphere” and records how we treat our environment.

+ Byron Rich [1]

Via Gizmochunk [4]

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[1] Byron Rich: http://www.byronrich.com/About-Byron-Rich

[2] New York: http://www.inhabitat.com/nyc

[3] natural resources : http://inhabitat.com/architect-manthey-kula-explores-seaweed-as-natural-insulation-for-sustainable-building/

[4] Gizmochunk: http://www.gizmochunk.com/537/2012/07/03/protista-imperialis-bio-sculpture-seeks-human-presence-for-growth/

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