All Blog Posts Tagged 'Vertical' (3)

Vertical Garden Lives on Building's Wall (6 pics)

Architect Jose Maria Chofre just installed a vertical garden on the exterior of a new children's library in San Vicente de Raspeig, Spain.

The garden is six stories tall and uses cubic containers filled with substrate felt confined between two metal grids, one outdoor and one indoor. Containers are accessible from several corridors located in the rear, where… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 1, 2010 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Modern Architecture - Harvest Green: Vertical Farm (7 pics)

The "Harvest Green Project" by Romses Architects was a winning entry in Vancouver's "2030 Challenge". The goal of the competition was "to address climate change plans and to guide greener and denser development, reducing carbon emissions for the future."

The concept is based on vertical farming of vegetables, herbs, fruits, fish, egg laying chickens, and…


Added by Eugene on May 6, 2009 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Vertical Farming - A Food Shortage Solution

"The Living Tower" by SOA Architects

The Problem

By the year 2050, nearly 80% of the earth's population will reside in urban centers. Applying the most conservative estimates to current demographic trends, the human population will increase by… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 21, 2008 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

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