Gallery: Dutch Polydome Could Be Used to Provide the Majority of NYC’s ...

 
Except suggests that their advanced greenhouse design could be coupled with restaurants, supermarkets and other food vendors. But as BrightFarms and other projects have demonstrated, a greenhouse or farm can be planted atop any building, not just ones already involved in the food industry. That should brighten this concept's prospects of reaching fruition.

Multidisciplinary design firm Except recently unveiled its Polydome concept for meeting the world’s skyrocketing agricultural demands. Using advanced greenhouse technology, meticulously planned crop groupings and absolutely no synthetic pesticides or fertilizers, the system can produce an abundant 10-15 lbs per square foot of  vegetables, fish, and even honey. If grown atop rooftops, this bounty of food could even provide the majority of New York City’s food supply.

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  1. Rita Borges November 26, 2012 at 6:29 am

    Does someone know in which material is the greenhouse done? Glass or plastics?

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