Jellyfish Barge, Greenhouse on the Water

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The Jellyfish Barge is a modular floating greenhouse designed by the Italian firm Studiomobile. Created to support population growth, the system of barges allows people in the community to sustainably cultivate crops. The eco-friendly design forgoes land and freshwater and uses only renewable energy—solar, wind, and tidal, to be exact. Framed in wood, the greenhouse is handsome as well as responsible, providing a serene gathering place for people who want to lend a hand in saving water and harvesting local fruit and vegetables.

Photography by Matteo de Mayda

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Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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