The project rethinks our relationship withindoor nature by putting the needs of the plants – rather than our aesthetic desires – first. Despite being domesticated, plants are able to behave and grow just like they would in their natural habitat. Epiphytes is named after a plant specieswhich, instead of rooting in the soil, leach themselves to branches and leaves of other planes and grow freely. These are not parasite plants, since they only use other plants as support, without taking their nourishment.
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Thevases feature porous and glazed areas to allow plants to develop in a more natural way. They have to be watered regularly in order to provide optimal levels of humidity. Thanks to the innovative design, the project envisions each vase giving life to a small ecosystem.
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