Clever modular hydroponics system

An indoor garden can improve air quality, make you more productive, and, of course, add a lovely touch of green to an otherwise drab office cubicle or apartment. Here’s a design for bringing nature inside of which I’m particularly fond: the Live Screen by Danielle Trofe, which is a hydroponics system inspired by vertical gardens.

Trofe’s creation works much like hydroponic systems, which grow plants using nutrients without soil. Electric pumps send water up the stands based on a timing system that can be customized for each pod. Excess water trickles back down the shaft and into the reservoir at the foot of the unit. Each pod has an LED light built into its underside to provide extra ‘sunlight’ for the plant below it…

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