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A+D's SOUPERgreen Rethinks the Los Angeles Landscape With Cutting Edge Sustainable Tech

by , 04/12/11

A+D Museum, SOUPERgreen, SOUPERgreen INconversation, David Hertz, Wes Jonas, Randolph Ruiz, Aryan Omar, Doug Jackson, Steven Purvis, Green Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, Urban Design

Steven Purvis’ Eat Me! is a food production powerhouse that incorporates an intensive kinetic aquaponics system, as well as ample living space for resident urban farmers. The three-story structure houses a mini-ecosystem, in which a chicken coop, aquaculture tank, and hydroponic crops work together to create a synergistic circuit that feeds the residents. Considering the rising price of oil and our petroleum-based food industry, this design is disconcertingly salient.

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