Vertical Life

Projekt af
Alisa Larsen

'Vertical Life' explores the issue of declining biodiversity.

Developing an initiative promoting urban biodiversity, inspiration was drawn from the immediate surroundings in Copenhagen. As space in our city is at a premium, the project looks at the “forgotten” elements that are everywhere: drainpipes. 

By allowing residents to install green pockets and insect hotels on drainpipes, we get them to participate in a form of collective activism. An initiative like this can have benefits besides the obvious – greener, wilder cities. It can empower communities to gather round an issue that transcends politics: preserving the nature that surrounds and sustains us. 

The pockets of green can be mounted by the user and provide an intuitive solution to encourage grassroots initiatives.