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Grassy Green Vertical Farm Designed to Raise Happy Cows and Chickens

Grassy Green Vertical Farm Designed to Raise Happy Cows and Chickens

The vertical farm is made up of a continuous spiraling field of grass that spans from the ground floor up to the top. Surrounding this spiraling core are support functions for the farm, a ground floor

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15 Mind Blowing Skyscrapers – From Vertical Farms to Shipping Container Towers and Buried Cities

15 Mind Blowing Skyscrapers – From Vertical Farms to Shipping Container Towers and Buried Cities

Finalists in the 2011 eVolo Skyscraper competition, these innovative buildings address a unique set of environmental and social challenges. The Nomad Skyscraper featured at the top of this article, for

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Plantagon: A Massive Geodesic Dome Farm for the Future

Plantagon: A Massive Geodesic Dome Farm for the Future

According to Plantagon, the farm "will dramatically change the way we produce organic and functional food. It allows us to produce ecological [resources] with clean air and water inside urban

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Beehive Tower is a Honeycomb Inspired Vertical Farm for London

Beehive Tower is a Honeycomb Inspired Vertical Farm for London

The aim of the Beehive Tower is to provide the Canary Wharf community of city dwellers a place to garden and live. The tower's hexagonal mega structural lattice contains greenhouse spaces that also serve

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Green Roof City is a Giant Vegetated Ramp for Chicago

Green Roof City is a Giant Vegetated Ramp for Chicago

Currently, Depaul University and its student housing are in two separate buildings split by Van Buren Street and the elevated rail system. Green Roof City would tie the two plots together, offering a

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Vertical Farm Concept is a Green Gateway for Chicago

Vertical Farm Concept is a Green Gateway for Chicago

The Chicago Gateway is composed of two vertical mixed-use towers supported by a leaning tower covered in a green roof. Offices and commercial space would reside in the vertical towers and residences in

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Amazing Urban Concepts Reinvent India’s Skyline

Amazing Urban Concepts Reinvent India’s Skyline

Jurors for the competition included Christopher Charles Beninger, Patrik Schumacher, Sen Kapadia, and Hirante Welandawe. The competition launched in April of 2010 and garnered over 300 entries. The

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Futuristic Floating City is an Ecotopia at Sea

Futuristic Floating City is an Ecotopia at Sea

Futuristic floating cities seek to provide a solution to many of our environmental problems, like rising sea levels, increasing temperatures and dwindling resources. Recently Japanese building firm

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Skycraper Farm Recycles Garbage into Edible Crops

Skycraper Farm Recycles Garbage into Edible Crops

NOTE: DESIGNER RETRACTS DESIGN Using trash to grow food isn't a new practice - composting, anyone? But this massive vertical bio-recycling plant brings the idea to a new level. Called the Bio-Diversity

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Sea-Based Vertical Skyscraper Farm Has Advantages Over Land-Based

Sea-Based Vertical Skyscraper Farm Has Advantages Over Land-Based

Another day, another vertical farm concept, except this one is set out on the water to avoid taking up valuable land. This food-producing eco skyscraper by Australian architect Ruwan Fernando was one of

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Oasis Tower is a Spiraling Vertical Farm for Dubai

Oasis Tower is a Spiraling Vertical Farm for Dubai

Located in close proximity to the center of Dubai, the Oasis Tower would have clear views of the Burj Khalifa. Surrounding the tower are extensive grounds as well as a lake and a number of ponds at the

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UrbanBuds: Soiled Suitcases Grow Food

UrbanBuds: Soiled Suitcases Grow Food

Gionata Gatto, an Italian designer based in the Netherlands, has soiled and seeded suitcases and such for gardening on the go. Designed as a graduation project, UrbanBuds enlivens luggage to grow up to 36

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Skyburbs: Bringing the Burbs to the City

Skyburbs: Bringing the Burbs to the City

Some people like suburbia for the wide open spaces, yards, and the sense of privacy, but the 'burbs are not nearly as efficient as urban centers are. What if there was a way to bring all of the positive

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Futuristic London Bridge Sprouts Solar Powered Vertical Farm

Futuristic London Bridge Sprouts Solar Powered Vertical Farm

Recently Chetwood Architects unveiled a stunning proposal for a futuristic London Bridge that sprouts a towering vertical farm in the midst of the Thames river. The bridge's solar-powered spires are

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