Melbourne-based designer Rowan Turnham designed Project Galada, a series of modular floating planters that trap trash while filtering pollutants from the water. Linked together like a bicycle chain, the modular pods also offer a buoyant ecosystem for endemic aquatic plants and provide habitat for fish that nibble on the roots below. The project was installed on Melbourne’s Yarra River and captures trash flowing downstream through a litter gate.

+ Rowan Turnham


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