A biological experiment that aims to measure the viability of air plants at skyscraper heights is taking place atop Melbourne’s Eureka Tower.

Ecological artist Lloyd Godman is conducting the experiment, which sees a series of Tillandsia plants housed in cages installed on levels 56, 65, 91 and 92 of the 297-metre tall tower. The Tillandsia plant’s low need for maintenance and positive environmental impact prompted Godman to observe its growth and resilience…