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Nature's barometer

METEOMORPHIC WALLS / 2006

Semi-finished materials for use in architecture

PVC and cellulosic fibers

Many cultures have traditionally used plants as tools to predict weather: changes in texture or shape can be read and understood.
These ancient practices express an intimacy between man and environment sorely lacking today.
As the pine cone's geometry changes with fluctuations in air humidity,
meteomorphic material modify its texture according to air humidity.