This Living, Sustainable Mushroom Building Could Be The Future Of Green Architecture

July 2, 2014 1:10 PM

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This Living, Sustainable Mushroom Building Could Be The Future Of Green Architecture

This summer marks the 15th year of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s Young Architects Program, which challenges young architects to design innovative projects that bring new possibilities to our understanding of sustainable architecture. The eco-friendly structure that reigns victorious serves as a temporary urban shelter for MoMA PS1's Warm Up summer music series.

This year's winner, designed by David Benjamin of New York architects The Living, is, simply put, a mushroom tower. And this mushroom tower could change the future of environmental design. The cylindrical tower isn't quite manufactured but grown, thanks to its entirely organic material made from cor...

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