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Artist projects virtual forests growing onto Paris icons

Artist projects virtual forests growing onto Paris icons

In celebration of the 2015 Climate Conference

Editor: Buro 24/7


Image: Design Boom

Belgian architect and multimedia designer Nazia Mestaui developed a digital project called ‘One Beat One Tree’, in which you can "grow" a digital tree at the same pace as your heart rate

The 21st UN Conference on Climate Change – which is scheduled to be held in Paris in December next year – is being celebrated by Belgian architect Nazia Mestaui who has revealed a new project 'One Beat One Tree', in which she makes connections between technology and nature, the virtual world and reality, and the visible and invisible.

Fans will be able to "grow" their own digital tree on any architectural façade in Paris using a heartbeat sensor controlled via their smartphones, users can also see digital trees blooming all over the world's historical monuments, including the Roman Colosseum and London's Tower Bridge.

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Arc de Triomphe

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