If you don't know yet, aquaponics is basically hydroponics + fish in a sustainable loop. The fish provides nutrients and CO2 to the plants, and the plants in turn purifies the water and returns O2 to the fish. Check out our introduction to aquaponics.
Forming the width of two small refrigerators, this in-home aquaponics system is designed for "the next generation kitchen or living room," hoping to grow food right next to where you cook it.
All elements of the unit can be found in home improvement stores, the shelf and structure are from IKEA, the water pump, LED strips, mechanical timer, and tubing can be found readily in any retail chain.
Malthus #01 was built late last year for the Nordic Environmental Social Sciences Conference, and now sits in the Zurich office of Conceptual Devices. For the full article, head over to conceptualdevices.com.