Gallery: GrowShelter: Living, Growing Shelter for Plants, Animals and P...

 

Julia Molloy and Taka Sarui of Brooklyn design collaborative XLXS created the GrowShelter, a highly unique living environment where humans, plants and animals may co-exist. Consisting of three spherical shells embedded with seeds, the habitat is designed to evolve with the seasons – starting the cycle in spring, the spheres are embedded in a mixture of earth/mud/seed, and as summer approaches, the plants will be in bloom and the embedded food in the mud will create a mini haven for local animals and birds. The earth should weather away by fall and winter, leaving the permanent shells ready to be packed again for spring.

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  1. funderwoman October 2, 2012 at 12:46 am

    XLXS is at it again in the Navajo Nation.

    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2134016459/grow-shelter-dos

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