yong ju lee embeds plant life into architecture with 'moss tower' prototype

yong ju lee embeds plant life into architecture with ‘moss tower’ prototype

developed by the team at yong ju lee , ‘moss tower’ is a structural prototype that combines living organisms with architecture. inspired by new perspectives on the built environment following the COVID-19 pandemic, the research project looks past current construction materials and sustainable design methods, and presents a direct approach of bringing nature into buildings. the organic 3D-printed tower with embedded moss yong ju lee used an algorithm to design a single structure that simulates a living cell. it was manufactured using a sand 3D printer, which is a binder-jetting type with formaldehyde-free adhesive. this structure is occupied and […]

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