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Bio-Rig

By: Julien Nolin  |  Professor:
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In reaction to recent pressures to explore new sources of energy due to our depleting sources of petroleum, the project envisions the repurposing of an outdated apparatus, the offshore oil rig. Off the coast of the Canadian Atlantic, an abandoned oil rig is found in international waters, and an opportunity seized. The structure stands alive, living symbiotically with its environment, by harvesting the ocean’s quickly replenishing biofuel, algae.