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Geometric Greenhouse Filters Household Toxins

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The modular 'Filtration Block' can be hung from a ceiling or wall to purify indoor air

This cool-looking modular greenhouse, developed by researchers from RAD (Responsive Architecture at Daniels) at the University of Toronto, addresses dirty air concerns in the home. Dubbed the "Filtration Block," the unit contains common household plants with exposed roots that absorb typical indoor toxins like benzene and fromaldehyde. Lead researcher Elaine Tong explains: The......read more

Kim Boske: Nature

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Tongue-in-cheek depictions of "natural" landscapes

In a world where the vast majority of us live in cities, far removed from the rhythms of nature, it's easy to see why people have a tendency to view humanity and nature and separate entities. That view is false, obviously, and we're always interested in art that explores this idea. These photographs from Amsterdam-based artist Kim Boske do just that. Shot at what appears to be a natural history......read more

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