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Futuristic Garden Sphere Can Roll Itself Around to Keep Plants Alive

This "urban cyber-gardener" is unlike any garden you've ever seen

If you have trouble keeping plants alive, you may be heartened by the existence of this autonomous rolling garden ball (not its technically name) from the Interactive Architecture Lab. The "urban cyber-gardener," as its creators have referred to it, contains 12 garden modules that can contain different plants, and can adjust themselves in order to get more or less sunlight, and it is surrounded by an exoskeleton that can roll itself around to find optimal plant-growing conditions. As far as robots go, we actually hope this one becomes sentient and decides to take over the world, because a world ruled by rolling gardens might not be such a bad world after all.

hortum machina B: a kinetic urban cyber-gardener that senses its surroundings [design boom]