The design team test a mock up model ahead of production
Making sure it all fits together before work starts in wood and plastic
Making the interconnected cubicle units from pine plywood and the small Plexiglas terrarium
In its resting position, Herb 2 just looks like a stack of boxes used to break up a living space
A manual pull-up mechanism is used to lift the strategically-hinged containers so that gaps appear between them to allow for ventilation and harvesting
The herb garden components can slide in and out on tracks to help regulate growing conditions, and there's a low-energy LED lighting system on the underside of each cube
There's nothing quite like the heady aroma of fresh herbs, and nothing more satisfying than growing your own. Whether you use them to scent a room or give your cooking some much-needed taste bud titillation, if you live in tightly-packed city accommodation then indulging your appetite for fresh greenery can be difficult. If your home is not blessed with enough window space for a hanging garden like Windowfarms, but you have lots of floor space that's just begging to be divided up, then take a look at the Herb 2 project from FABRIKAAT. An experiment in folding and bending, this flexible partition wall is also a herb garden and an unusual source of low-energy lighting for your living space.
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