Future design: What ‘living’ clothes can do to absorb carbon emissions

Canadian-Iranian designer Roya Aghighi wants you to imagine that your shirt is alive.

Working with a group of scientists at the University of British Columbia (UBC), she has invented a living, biodegradable fabric named Biogarmentry. Made from algae, the biofabricated textile photosynthesizes, which purifies the air around it.