Gallery: Futuristic Farm House Designed to Collect Rainwater and Shelte...

The home and the water storage is then connected into the farm's irrigation system, whether it is for drip irrigation or for surface watering.

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  1. anuman July 8, 2011 at 10:27 am

    ummm, can’t they plant trees around the area instead? roots, trunks and leave serve similar functions and are cheaper too

  2. cgfluid March 1, 2011 at 11:08 am

    That looks awesome! Everyone should be getting in on water conservation in some way, that’s a very creative way to get it done. If you need an idea for water conservation get in on the drip irrigation craze. It’s THE best way for the average Joe to save water. Find more information on that at Orbit’s website here:

  3. Jennie Mclaurin February 21, 2011 at 3:57 pm

    These are awesome. I work with Migrant Clinicians Network, a national organization promoting health justice to farmworkers. Housing is critical to health. Visit our website and let us know how we can partner to promote health through housing.

  4. caeman February 16, 2011 at 9:18 am

    Interesting idea, but what is the cost to build one? One of the factors key to why migrant workers are part of the farming formula is their low-cost. The rain water storage is a big plus of this interesting design that could tip someone to building them.

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