Gallery: 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 base of the tower. The skyscraper itself is composed of three towers spiraling around a central core.

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  1. g l bansal October 13, 2010 at 10:35 pm

    It is great idea and future in removing hunger and malnutrition. It can be useful to havenots also at small scale. But my only apprehension about the automated systems is management of the disease and pest attacks, if any that may wipe the whole crop/ system abruptly, besides the pollination problem.

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