About us

About us

The Climate Garden 2085 is an open-source artwork by the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center – a research center for plant sciences at ETH Zurich, the University of Zurich and the University of Basel.

The Climate Garden 2085 was exhibited for the first time in the city of Zurich in 2016. Co-design in the: Botanischer Garten Zürich

The 2016 exhibition and book production was financially supported by:
Federal Office for the Environment, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), Stiftung Mercator Switzerland, Federal Office for Agriculture (FOW), Ernst Göhner Foundation, Migros Kulturprozent, Swiss Re, VBZ, Ewz, Enea Landscape Architecture

The 2019 exhibition in Rapperswil as well as the school projects were financially supported by:
Federal Office for the Environment, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

We would like to thank:
Verein GLOBE Schweiz, Juliette Vogel Environmental Humanities Switzerland; ProClim, Gabrielle Müller; University of Zurich, Communikations; University of the Arts, Irene Hediger

Contact:
Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center
Tannenstrasse 1
8092 Zurich
Email: psc-expeditionen@ethz.ch
Contact: Dr. Juanita Schläpfer, 044 632 83 08

Dr. Juanita Schläpfer-Miller
Juanita is a science communicator and artist. She has studied transdisciplinary knowledge production in art and science. For eight years she has been a science communicator at the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center where she develops outreach programs, bringing her many years of experience in science education and museum design to innovative art-science methods for science education. She is also a passionate gardener.

Dr Manuela Dahinden
Manuela is Managing Director at the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center and has been working as a science communicator for more than fifteen years. Manuela has a doctorate in biochemistry in the field of cell and molecular biology . Her enthusiasm for the natural sciences comes from her curiosity about how and why and they contribution to society.

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