antonio scarponi and bulbo cultivate an indoor vegetation system
 
antonio scarponi and bulbo cultivate an indoor vegetation system
apr 03, 2014

antonio scarponi and bulbo cultivate an indoor vegetation system

antonio scarponi and bulbo cultivate an indoor vegetation system
all images courtesy of connecting cultures

 

 

 

 

‘orto perpetuo’ enables indoor cultivation of fruits and vegetables throughout the year, bringing countryside farming to an urban setting with the help of artificial lighting. the indoor hydroponic garden is a collaborative project between antonio scarponi, bulbo and piccolo vegs for pots. the prototype — presented at fuori salone 2014 — is an imitation of the various colors and textures which make up a natural vegetable garden. unlike countryside vegetation, the ‘orto perpetuo’ accommodates indoor use for various types of environments with little usage of energy.

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eliooo, non circulating hydroponic system made with ikea box

 

 

 

initiated by the urban agriculture survival kit exhibition, the hydroponic system is made out of ikea boxes, quadra, and a 14w LED light, which activates the growth of bulbo produced vegetables. the modular edible garden can grow up to 24 plants, fitting in a 65 x 95 cm container, and consumes less than 50 watts.

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bulbo, quadra led growing lamp

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orto perpetuo, hydroponic edible garden module

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orto perpetuo, hydroponic edible garden module

 

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eliooo instruction manual

 

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antonio scarponi, orto perpetuo, sketch

 

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antonio scarponi, orto perpetuo, sketch

 

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  • this dude have to know how to grow a good weed…

    Marcos

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