DIY algae

12th July 2010

More about the rise of bacteria/algae comes from recent graduate James Shaw who showed his DIY algae garden at New Designers last week.

Titled 'The WaldenHome project' Shaw suggests a radical reassessment of what is considered food in a world with food shortages. Looking to ideas of home farming and allotments his concept offers a solution for people to be able to produce a significant percentage of their nutritional requirements inside a small urban environment.

The results is a 'algae photobioreactor'. A concept designed to cultivate up to twenty five percent of a food required for a person using the potentially nutritious algae. Cultivated at home the results are a nutritious edible algae that would go some way to addressing food shortage issues.

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