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The Lowline Lab is a long-term open laboratory and technical exhibit designed to test and showcase how the Lowline will grow and sustain plants underground. Co-Founder James Ramsey and Korea-based technology company Sunportal designed and installed optical devices which track the sun throughout the sky every minute of every day, optimizing the amount of natural sunlight we are able to capture. The sunlight is then distributed into the warehouse through a series of protective tubes, directing full spectrum light into a central distribution point. A solar canopy, designed and constructed by engineer Ed Jacobs, then spreads out the sunlight across the space, modulating and tempering the sunlight, providing light critical to sustain the plant life below. The Lowline Lab landscape, designed by Signe Nielsen of Mathews Nielsen and built by John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, is composed of over 3,000 plants and dozens of unique varieties, spread across 1,000 square feet. Check it out! [src: lowline lab site] #ruchyum #ruchyumtravel #travel #traveller #travelporn #traveldeeper #newyorkigers #newyorkstyle #nycigers #newyork_instagram #nyc #ilovenewyork #ilovenyc #lowlinelab #lowlinepark #lowereastside #happenedupon #secretnyc #beautifuldestinations #mykindadestination #mynewyorker #timeoutnewyork #instagrammers #travelblogger #wanderlust

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