Gallery: ARTFARMS Buffalo Combines Public Art With Urban Farming to Sol...

 
ARTFARMS is an innovative project combining art, architecture and agriculture, that responds to our nation’s problem of urban vacancy. Like many cities across the United States, Buffalo's population has dramatically shrunk in recent decades as manufacturing jobs left the area. In response, the city of Buffalo has launched a campaign to demolish thousands of abandoned and blighted homes, leaving a patchwork of vacant lots across the city. Terrainsvagues, architects David Lagé and Andrea Salvini have joined forces to transform these vacant lots into interactive installations that will inspire redevelopment in Buffalo’s dwindling East Side neighborhood.

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