2021

Living Coffin
by Studio Hendrikx and Loop Biotech

Living Coffin by Studio Hendrikx x Loop Biotech

While most researchers had their eyes on the plants and organisms above ground, recent discoveries have shown that Earth's most crucial creatures live underneath us.
Over 92% of all plant species rely on mycelium for their survival. Mycelium is known as nature’s biggest recycler and is the driving force in earth’s end-of-life cycle due to its ability to recycle dead organic matter and toxins into key plant food, allowing new life to flourish. What if we can join the end-of-life cycle of nature? The Living Coffin enables us to no longer pollute the earth, but actually to feed it.


This project has been longlisted in the sustainable design category of Dezeen Awards 2021.

Designer: Studio Hendrikx and Loop Biotech
Project: Living Coffin

Sponsors

  • Dezeen Awards 2021 sponsor Longboard
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