BACS Mareike Frensemeier
HITCHHIKING PARCEL NETWORK Christoph Geiger
COOL Marta Szczelkun
TWISTSTANGLE Dawei Wu


GREEN
Manuel Dreesmann



The facade of an office tower is shimmering in green and red colors. A close look shows single plants. They are slowly moving vertically and reflect the sun like diamonds. It is a paternoster system. Growing units are stacked on a steel rope which is tensioned on two wheels. It is moved by water that is filled in at one side. The company working in this building wanted to make a statement for a greener world and when the manager heard about the "green" tower he was totally into it and they moved in. The rental costs are higher but the costs for air conditioning are 30 % lower than in the previous office and the company gets fruits and vegetables for free. For 2 weeks the tower has been tinted red: It is strawberry time. Before that they grew wheat, tomatoes, flowers…

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