Gallery: Pixelated Chlorophyll Tower Absorbs New York City’s CO2 Like a...

IAMZ's renders for the Chlorophyll Tower may seem a little dark and apocalyptic but the concept is very much rooted in the field of biomimicry. Taking inspiration from the way that leaves absorb water, CO2, and light in order to make their own energy, this bizarre-looking residential tower absorbs harmful NYC emissions while also producing the energy it needs to remain self-sufficient. The grid-like pods are easily stacked on top of one another along a series of stabilizing columns, making this a
IAMZ's renders for the Chlorophyll Tower may seem a little dark and apocalyptic but the concept is very much rooted in the field of biomimicry. Taking inspiration from the way that leaves absorb water, CO2, and light in order to make their own energy, this bizarre-looking residential tower absorbs harmful NYC emissions while also producing the energy it needs to remain self-sufficient. The grid-like pods are easily stacked on top of one another along a series of stabilizing columns, making this a flexible design that can shrink or grow as needed.

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  1. Rebecca Bowen December 18, 2012 at 4:46 pm

    So much brilliant interpretation out there..can’t wait to see where this will lead & how applied..definately worth looking at..a bitfreaky-looking but groundwork appears solid enough..keep up the good work..