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Twisting Modular Planter Holds Flourishing Micro Gardens Within its Layers
Posted By Helen Morgan On May 10, 2012 @ 5:09 pm In carousel showcase,Gardening,Green Products,Landscape Architecture | No Comments
Ascensio Mah  recently teamed up with students from the Harvard Graduate School of Design  to create this beautiful twisting planter embedded with a series of miniature gardens. Showcased at this year’s Canada Blooms garden show , the rippling design unfolds to reveal “garden parcels” that invite visitors to take a closer look.
The modular garden  was designed to be temporary and consists of 190 individual boxes that can be disassembled and reorganized into different formations. The designers say that by using multiple surfaces different microclimates can be created, encouraging a variety of plant types to flourish. At the Toronto show  spaces were created in between each layer of the garden to provide secluded shady patches for moss to thrive.
+ Asensio Mah 
+ Canada Blooms 
Images courtesy of Asensio Mah
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URLs in this post:
 Ascensio Mah: http://www.asensio-mah.com
 Harvard Graduate School of Design: http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/#/news/all-news/feed.html
 Canada Blooms garden show: http://www.canadablooms.com
 modular garden: http://inhabitat.com/lifewall-modular-vertical-garden-panels-clean-the-air/
 The designers : http://inhabitat.com/tag/asensio-mah/
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