There is a new luxury biosphere, where the natural world is partially synthetic – and ruthlessly owned

Signal of change / There is a new luxury biosphere, where the natural world is partially synthetic – and ruthlessly owned

By Giulio Quaggiotto / 15 Jan 2018

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We are on the cusp of luxury biospheres: proprietary ecosystems built to order and protected by intellectual property law" https://t.co/3jTC3QcMrf ht @annegalloway cc @anexact @FuturesCentre @CCCBLab @PabloSurGames

Welcome to the luxury biosphere, where the natural world is partially synthetic - and ruthlessly owned

The amenities offered by luxury-home developments in cities such as London and New York grow more extravagant by the year. Features now include museum memberships, communal cooking courses, chauffeured electric automobiles and even bespoke shower water infused with aloe and vitamin C.



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