1.Landscape Design

How will algae production be designed into future landscapes, buildings and communities?
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Landscape Entries

2.Production System

What are the best designs, engineering and systems to work on a community scale or distributed model?
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Production Entries

3.Food Development


What will be the next algae foods and future uses of algae that will transform our health?
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Food Entries

Algae News Update


Algae Microfarms Book. Microfarms for home, school, community and urban gardens, rooftop, mobile and vertical farms and living buildings. How algae microfarms can help transform our food culture by growing abundant healthy food in a very small area, affordably and profitably. This new book Algae Microfarms introduces individuals and organizations growing algae on a small scale and making a difference today.


Mtanmar2Visit to Myanmar Spirulina, December 19-23, 2013. June Pharmaceuticals is one of the world’s largest producers of spirulina from both natural lakes and production ponds. The company produces about 200 tons of spirulina per year and offers a variety of healthy innovative products including supplements, extracts, cosmetics, biofertilizer and beer.


Living FutureRobert Henrikson presented Algae Microfarms for Resilient Community Food Production at the Living Future UnConference Resilience & Regeneration in Seattle, WA May 15-17, 2013. This green building leadership summit explores how we design, build and reconcile our relationship with nature and form resilient, regenerative communities.


GhentRobert Henrikson presented Algae Industry Breakthroughs and Market Review of Algae-based Functional Foods at the Algae Technology Europe in Ghent Belgium December 5-7, 2012. This conference brings together Investors and Developers and the 3rd Practical Short Course on Algae Harvesting and Downstream Processing for Value Added Applications.


ABOSummitMark Edwards and Robert Henrikson presented the International Algae Competition at a special session at the Algae Biomass Summit in Denver CO, September 24-27, 2012. ABO is the largest algae biomass conference in the world with 800 professionals.


IMAGINE OUR ALGAE FUTURE: Visionary Algae Architecture and Landscape Designs
Robert Henrikson and Mark Edwards have published this new book. Now available at Amazon.com.
This book reviews algae production, products and potential today and showcases some of the amazing visions of our future from the International Algae Competition.
ISBN-10: 1475128185. List Price: $29.95, 8″ x 10″ (20.32 x 25.4 cm). Full Color. 164 pages.


Congratulations to the prize winners
Robert Henrikson and Mark Edwards announced seven prize winners of the International Algae Competition at a special event on April 12 at the Algae Technology Platform Conference in San Diego, CA. Juror scoring was very close. There were ties for first place prizes. View the Award Winners Here.
Beyond these prizes, competition winners, finalists and many entries will be recognized in upcoming media news releases, articles, videos, publications, exhibitions and “Imagine Our Algae Future”, a full color book based on the International Algae Competition available on Amazon.com.


Finalists: 1) Algae Landscape Design2) Algae Production Systems 3) Algae Foods and Recipes.


Exhibits: 1) Algae Landscape Design2) Algae Production Systems3) Algae Foods and Recipes


Participants represent projects in 40 countries: Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, Chad, China, Colombia, Congo, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Haiti, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Kosovo, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Zimbabwe.