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Bio-Digital Environmental Solutions

ecoLogicStudio Solves Climate Issues with CO2-Consuming Algae

— November 10, 2018 — Eco
As climate change is a rising concern for city officials and all sectors of product innovation, London-based architectural firm ecoLogicStudio debuts a viable environmental solution during the 2018 Climate Innovation Summit in Dublin. The company actually prototypes its idea by covering the main facade of the Printworks building at the Dublin Castle with 16 2 x 7-meter sheets. ecoLogicStudio calls these curtains 'Photo.Synth.Etica' and their composition is quite interesting.

The environmental solution has been previously utilized by the studio as a canopy but with this, the firm aims to bring their idea to a larger scale. Each urban curtain contains living micro-algal cultures that consume carbon dioxide and light. This environmental solution can be easily implemented on building facades to help fight climate change and polution in the urban city.
Trend Themes
1. Bio-digital Architecture - Opportunity for architectural firms to incorporate living micro-algal cultures in building facades to consume carbon dioxide and reduce pollution.
2. Environmental Innovation - Opportunity for companies to invest in sustainable solutions for climate change and reduce their carbon footprint through ecoLogicStudio's 'Photo.Synth.Etica' curtains.
3. Urban Sustainability - Opportunity for city officials to implement ecoLogicStudio's environmental solution on buildings and reduce pollution in urban areas.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture - Opportunity for architectural firms to revolutionize urban design by incorporating sustainable, bio-digital solutions in building facades.
2. Environmental - Opportunity for environmental companies to invest in and promote sustainable solutions for climate change and pollution reduction.
3. City Planning - Opportunity for city officials and planners to incorporate sustainable solutions like 'Photo.Synth.Etica' curtains to create greener and more liveable urban areas.
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