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2011-01-27 // // Nature // ROOTED CONNECTIONS

In the past the "Ivy" plant was dedicated to the Roman god Bacchus who is often depicted wearing a wreath of ivy and grapevines. Even in these days some Italian taverns bore an ivy branch over their doors to encourage people to move in.

I think in today urbanization often building lack of green space. I propose to make a support for ivies to hook between houses. It can be used for conceal ugly walls in the city or to create plants compositions. Ivy plant works also as a filter giving protection from city pollution and noises.

The frame is a transparent plastic spiral which is stretchable till two meters. On the top the spiral has a hook for different kind of docking and play with the variable and surprising nature matter to create ever different plant arrangements.