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Conceptual Design's Prefab Modules Transform Any Flat Industrial Rooftop into an Aquaponic Urban Farm

by , 06/16/14

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Design firm Conceptual Devices designed a prefab aquaponic rooftop farm to capitalize on unused space in the city. Designed for Urban Farmers AG Basel, urban farm is created from two prefab modules that can be easily “dropped” onto almost any flat industrial rooftop. The structure serves as both an aquaponic greenhouse for the production of fish and vegetables as well as office space for administration, storage and dressing rooms.

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  1. jlouisalmeida June 16, 2014 at 8:26 pm

    I love aquaponics and plan on starting my own farm but how heavy would that be? all those shipping containers and thousands of gallons of water and grow media on a roof top?

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