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The Mandragore - the world’s tallest carbon sink tower in New York

ounding like something from Harry Potter, Mandragore is indeed something almost magical. The Rescubika design team is proud to present Mandragore, its newest project. Apparently a simple residential tower, the project is located in central Roosevelt Island, between the Queensboro Bridge and the southern end of the island. It is named after the mandrake, a plant, the roots of which have seen many anthropomorphic legends grow up around it (including Harry Potter) because of their humanlike appearance. The plant is rich in alkaloids which have hallucinogenic properties, making it deserving of a highly revered state for botany alone, myths notwithstanding. Like the plant, this project is an evocation of a human

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