Gallery: Portable Algae-Powered ‘Chlorella’ Pods Could Provide Fresh Ai...


By now you’ve probably already heard about (or even visited) “oxygen bars” – a phenomenon that first saw the light of day in 1996 in Toronto, Canada. Now imagine a future where you could enter portable pavilions with air purified by algae. Designed by Ádám Miklósi, Chlorella combines algae photosynthesis with oxygen therapy to create a fresh air oasis for future urban environments.

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  1. valeries July 16, 2012 at 3:54 am

    Is this really for real? I thought chlorella is just used for supplements or facial creams. Actually I’ve seen recent news about this algae-powered chlorella pods already but I thought it isn’t true. Well, if this will be implemented soon I guess we can really prevent polluted air from being inevitable. By the way, aside from Canada, can we find this structure elsewhere?

  2. BioSphere Plastic June 30, 2012 at 9:07 pm

    We need more technology like this to protect human kind.
    Biodegradable Plastic

  3. Arch. Abd S. Kaadan June 20, 2012 at 4:27 am

    Appreciate the concept of the Ecological Design and the graphic design as presentation

  4. tubingmaster June 19, 2012 at 11:49 am

    Not transparent PLASTIC tubes, that defeats the whole purpose! Plastic is made from petroleum, which is what we all want to get away from, right? Photobioreactors made of glass tubing is the solution to pollution. They are much more sustainable.

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