Monday, January 31, 2011

Reviving New York's rivers -- with oysters!

"Architect Kate Orff sees the oyster as an agent of urban change. Bundled into beds and sunk into city rivers, oysters slurp up pollution and make legendarily dirty waters clean -- thus driving even more innovation in "oyster-tecture." Orff shares her vision for an urban landscape that links nature and humanity for mutual benefit". (from

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  1. Haha, I'm back on your blog (haven't been for a while) and i see this post :) Don't know if you've posted it before or after I posted mine but I'm happy to see it here ^^

  2. Got it from you Julia! Just because it belongs here