blue loop

“In nature nothing exists alone”.

Rachel Carson

Focused on the production of energy from water, the project was a new way to speak about circularity. The installation consists in an aquaponic system: it was able to convert the fishes excrements into substances that feeds the basil’s floating plants. it is basically a combination of aquaculture, which is growing fish and other aquatic animals, and hydroponics which is growing plants without soil.

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a project ideated and curated by CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati for the Italian energy company Eni
photos credits: CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati
date: October 2019