enable nature to fix itself.
eliminating urban water pollution the natural way 

flo-let

an interactive parklet that utilizes natural filtration processes to purify urban runoff before it enters storm drains that lead to the ocean.

why?

“80% of pollution to the marine environment comes from the land.” 
national oceanic and atmospheric administration
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rain & urban runoff capture trash, chemicals, & oils from our streets & carries them straight to the ocean.

how does flo-let work?

bringing people into the process.

transparent water filtration processes increase public awareness while creating a functional space for people in a busy urban setting.

the beauty of the system is that it requires human involvement in order to function, furthering the awareness campaign. multiple interactive elements engage curiosity from pedestrians & bring playful breaks to the everyday routine.

engaging proactivity.

nutrient-rich eggs & fertilizer

interactive.

flo-let’s lighting is selectively placed to highlight the filtration systems no matter the time of day. when a viewer interacts with the touch points the lighting illuminates & leads the eye to the processes that are taking place.

let's partner with nature to combat urban water pollution.

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