Insurgent Technology: Floating Islands


On Saturday, September 21, students at the Landscape Architecture Department at the University of Pennsylvania deployed four floating islands into the Delaware River off Pier 53 at Washington Avenue Green Park. The experimental project is planned to test the hardiness of certain plants in aquatic environments and extend wetlands along the abandoned piers south of Washington Avenue. Here’s the story.


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