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Nucleo’s TERRA! v2.0 on Kickstarter Now

Italian design studio Nucleo is pleased to reissue its iconic “Terra! v2.0” grass armchair as a DIY kit via Kickstarter.

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Text by Ray Hu

The notion of “terraforming” has long captured the imagination. At its most ambitious scale, it refers to the ecological modification of another planet to make it suitable for human habitation. Nucleo is pleased to offer a more consumer-friendly version of earth-enhancement with a new Kickstarter campaign. “Terra! v2.0” is not your average armchair — in fact, it’s not even a finished product. Instead, it’s a kit to make your own chair from the materials in your very own backyard.

Since its debut at the Salone Satellite in 2000, “Terra!” has popped up in various venues across the globe, garnering acclaim along the way. Although Nucleo has not produced the chair since 2005, continued interest spurred them to revisit the beloved design. Thanks to new manufacturing and distribution models, the Italian design studio has revived the grass armchair. Not only is the new, improved “Terra! v2.0” meant to be nurtured by the user, but it also needs to be funded by enthusiasts as well. Check out the Kickstarter campaign for more information.

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Photo courtesy of Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
Photo courtesy of Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
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