The Bio-Remediation Barge

Bio-Remediation Barge

The Bio-Remediation Barge is a design concept incorporating Solar Aquatic Technology to clean the Schylkill River in Philadelphia. It will become an environmental education center that also helps feed the city with its aquaculture production. This innovative architecture will be an icon of Philadelphia'a efforts to actualize the green transition. It will serve the river, all the creatures who depend on the river, and showcase the project of integrating human architecture with the ecological world.

Keys benefits include:

  • Cleans the River/Produces Aqua-Culture to feed the City/Classroom Space
  • Symbolic Architecture for the future City
  • Building as an Eco-System

For an article on the history of the Bio-Remediation Barge, please read Wired's article on "Living machines Tackle River Pollution".

Bio-Remediation Barge

The Bio-Remediation Barge model built by Jay Baldwin is on display at City CoHo, 2401 Walnut Street, in Philadelphia.

Bio-Remediation Barge