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99% Invisible Discusses How Algae Biotechnology Can Affect the Urban Environment

99% Invisible Discusses How Algae Biotechnology Can Affect the Urban Environment
99% Invisible Discusses How Algae Biotechnology Can Affect the Urban Environment, © BIQ via GOOD
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In a recent article for 99% Invisible, Kurt Kohlstedt explores how integrating microalgae into buildings can create a dualistic system of living and built, in order to perform services like create shade, generate power, and work with HVAC systems to modulate interior environments.

Projects that utilize such technology include bioreactors that produce oxygen and bio-fuel, a building with a bio-adaptive façade, and a street lamp that filters carbon dioxide from the urban environment.

Learn more about how microalgae pushes boundaries in building ecosystems by reading the 99% Invisible article, here.

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Cite: Sabrina Santos. "99% Invisible Discusses How Algae Biotechnology Can Affect the Urban Environment" 17 Dec 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/801558/99-percent-invisible-discusses-how-algae-biotechnology-can-affect-the-urban-environment/> ISSN 0719-8884
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99% Invisible探讨藻类生物技术如何影响城市环境