Earthworks Innovation

earthworks chair

 

“Land art doubles as lawn furniture with Terra, a “grass armchair” that grows from seeds and soil in a cardboard frame. Designed by Andrea Sanna and Piergiorgio Robino of Turin, Italy-based Studio Nucleo, it’s a vision of what seating might look like in a sustainable outdoor living room of the future.

Terra’s designers were motivated by what they see as a need for a more eco-friendly approach to design and manufacturing. The process of manufacturing wooden chairs, for example, takes a toll on the environment: it tends to waste wood, as well as energy for factories and shipping. Terra, on the other hand, cancels out any carbon footprint associated with its shipment by adding more greenery to the world.”

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Grow a Grass Armchair in Your Garden