Gallery: PUBLIC FARM 1: Interactive Urban Gardening at PS1 Gallery

 
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This summer PS1 Contemporary Art Center, an arm of MOMA, celebrates the 10th year of Warm Up, its annual summer music series, in New York. This year folks who go to catch the DJs and live music will have the opportunity to also visit a farmers market, dip their feet in a cool pool, and generally chill in the shade of Public Farm 1, by Work Architecture Company. It’s a series of recyclable cardboard tubes that grows rainwater-irrigated veggies while providing solar-powered cell-phone charging and community playspace. Whew!

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  1. Hambrose August 9, 2011 at 2:28 pm

    An awesome review of this event can be found here!

    http://www.youngrestlessdesign.com/?p=450

  2. vsamra3 July 23, 2008 at 3:21 pm

    We also have a video about the PF1 (Pubic Farm One) installation, with interviews with WORKac, here:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61f1vwwIv8E&fmt=18

  3. vsamra3 July 23, 2008 at 3:18 pm
  4. katecontinued July 22, 2008 at 2:22 pm

    I’m with Anna. I have been anticipating the real photographs now that the space was built. In particular, I have wanted to see how fully blooming plants look compared to the renderings. I anxiously look forward to some photographs.

  5. buffaloe July 22, 2008 at 1:02 pm

    It appears there are photos here: http://www.ps1.org/ps1_site/content/view/337/337/

  6. Gustavion July 22, 2008 at 12:50 pm

    This is an interesting article. Thank you for posting it.

    In general, I think it is important for individuals to take more responsibility of our earth.

  7. anna July 22, 2008 at 11:31 am

    whats with the lack of photos? we’ve seen the renderings i’d like to see some shots of the space below and this great wading pool!

  8. Architect July 22, 2008 at 4:18 am

    I wasn’t sure about the recycled tubbing planters initially but seeing them from the side I think it works really well. Great design.

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