Gallery: A Solar-Powered Hydroponic Food Belt Could Green the Entire Ar...

Barcelona-based studio Forward Thinking Architecture has envisioned a way to transform the inhospitable Arabian Peninsula into a global agricultural hub by establishing a link between the desert, renewable energy, and water-saving hydroponic agriculture. Their OAXIS project would blanket over 1,447,795 square miles of sandy terrain with a huge modular hydroponic system that would produce solar energy and use an underground transportation system to deliver crops to adjacent cities.

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