Freshkills Park Blog

The Waterpod


The Waterpod is a a certified public vessel, a vegetable and chicken farm, a hodge-podge of sustainable systems (solar panels, rainwater collection, bicyle-produced electricity) and a recycled, floating home for six artists.  They’ve lived there since Saturday and call it “a floating sculptural living structure designed as a new habitat for the global warming epoch.”  For the next five months, the 30×100 ft barge will travel dock to dock through the five boroughs and host public tours.  Right now the Waterpod is docked at Pier 2, Sheapshead Bay, Brooklyn; on July 6th it will be moved to Governor’s Island.

(via The New York Times)


July 2, 2009 - Posted by | FKP | , , , ,

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