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Discarded Bar Glasses Upcycled Into Mini Greenhouses [Pics]

Discarded Bar Glasses Upcycled Into Mini Greenhouses [Pics]
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For her Plantation project, Alicja Patanowska transforms abandonded glasses into receptacles for growing plants.

Leah Gonzalez
  • 3 february 2014

PLANTATION by Polish art and design student Alicja Patanowska is a ceramic project that re-purposes abandonded glassware into tiny greenhouses that can grow plants and allow people to clearly observe and monitor the growth process.

Patanowska collected discarded glasses found in various areas like bus stops, curbs, benches, and alleys located around London. She then transformed them into miniature greenhouses by creating a handmade porcelain component and inserting them into each glass.

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Patanowska wrote on her website, “These unique porcelain components are suitable for growing plants and when turned upside down it can be used as a mini greenhouse, ideal during seed germination.”

Plantation was presented at the Royal College of Art Work in Progress Show 2014.

 

Alicja Patanowska

Source: LS:N Global

Images: Alicja Patanowska

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