Bonnie Sherk's World Peace Garden Proposal for Washington, D.C. was conceived to be approached through the Earth Gate, linked on-line to a NASA satellite monitoring the earth. The Earth Gate relays visual and textual information about the planet's health. As people pass though the Earth Gate the world literally unfolds, based on Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion map. The map is planted with vegetation corresponding to the major world biomes, culturally programmed, and linked electronically to the corresponding part of the globe. As Fuller proclaimed with a vision of global peace, the world is "one world island in one world ocean".

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