Thursday, December 31, 2009
everything must run its course
Easy to see why it won the Popular Science, Best Invention Award. It does not collect pollutants rather actually eliminates pollution through the plant’s natural metabolic activity which performs a biochemical transformation of waste. Any house plant may be used in conjunction with the ANDREA Air Filter to absorb and metabolize noxious chemicals, but the best performing varieties include: Spath or peace lily, Red-edged dragon tree, Spider plant and Aloe Vera. Gotta love the power of nature.
Who: Masashi Soga and Matidesign
What: Single family residence
Where: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture
How: Two-story w/basement, wood frame (part steel) construction
Total Floor Area: 1,442 square feet