Hacked Google Street View Places Greenery Into Concrete Jungles
A web experiment with Google Maps shows what your block would look like if plants took over the world.
The overall effect is impressive, looking both both primeval and apocalyptic. However, as the Öberg points out, “Some locations need a little more imagination than others,” as much of the foliage is designed to ‘crawl’ around tall buildings. It makes you think about how our streetscapes might look longer after the human race is gone – or what we can do to improve them right now.