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Bobby Petersen

MA work

With phosphorous being ever depleted and a vital ingredient for industrial food production, we need to look for alternative resources within our expanding cities. The 'Pigeon Towe'r is a proposal to re-domesticate feral pigeons and put their waste back into the nutrient cycle as an urban and natural fertiliser.

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  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Design

    Programme

    MA Design Products, 2013

    Specialism

    Platform 18

  • With phosphorous being ever depleted and a vital ingredient for industrial food production, we need to look for alternative resources within our expanding cities. The 'Pigeon Towe'r is a proposal to re-domesticate feral pigeons and put their waste back into the nutrient cycle as an urban and natural fertiliser.

  • Degrees

  • BFA, Wood Orientated Furniture Design, Steneby, Sweden, 2010
  • Exhibitions

  • Stockholm Furniture Fair, Älvsjö Mässan, Stockholm, 2013; Out of the Woods, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 2012; Big Bang Festival, De Studio’s/Villanella, Bozar, Opéra de Lille, Antwerp, Brussels, Lille, 2012; Centre Culturel Saint-Exupéry, Reims, 2012
  • Awards

  • Winner, Icelandic Presidential Innovation Award, Bessastaðir Iceland, 2011