Everyone knows that plants are great to have around your domicile; from a full-blown vegetable garden or a small window box, plants are said to bring a sense of life and energy to any home. But what about homes powered by plants? To find those, you’ll have to travel to Hamburg, Germany, where a small apartment complex is set to open later this month and become the world’s first algae-powered complex as part of a groundbreaking structure.
Algae-Powered Apartments Set to Open in Germany
BIQ House, as it is dubbed by it’s creators, has been polished off and is set to open later this month as part of the International Building Exhibition (IBA) across the German city this summer, bringing with it a daring take on how we view plants and architecture when looking for solutions to energy problems.