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This stunning garden uses playground equipment and copper tubes to water itself

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Gardens, as anyone who’s blown a weekend tending an overgrown and weed-filled yard can attest, do not take care of themselves. At least not usually.

A new project in Milan offers a vision of a garden that can water and light itself, all by harvesting the energy of the people who come to visit.

[Photo: Marco Beck Peccoz/courtesy CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati]“Feeling the Energy” is a temporary installation at Milan’s botanical garden that employs a range of renewable energy sources to power the garden. Co-designed by Milan-based CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati and architect Italo Rota, the installation features a winding copper tube that bends and flows through the entire garden, serving as an elegant........

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