Final day exhibition demonstrating some of the principles of the 'blue economy'. We had utilized waste products like used pallets from construction sites, recycled containers from home, and used coffee grounds from the local cafe, to design and build an urban mushroom farm.
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The fully operational mushroom farm on a sunny day.
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The vessels accommodating the growing mushrooms are secured to the built intervention with thread.
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Presentation stand construction completed. It has been designed and built to house a laptop, which will screen the video of the entire project, and to frame the mushroom farm intervention from a defined angle.
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A rooftop polytunnel for growing leaf crops and a forest garden using the techniques of a woodland ecosystem are some of the ways the Biospheric Foundation are able to replicate the conditions of distant ecosystems in an urban environment.
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2 of the food production systems at the Biospheric Foundation. A vertical leaf crop farming system and indoor mushroom growing.
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Planting mushroom spawn by mixing it in with the used coffee grounds in a re-used plastic jar.
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