Gallery: Two Striking Urban Farm Buildings Made from Shipping Pallets

Right in the heart of Denver, on the grounds of the reclaimed Stapleton Airport, is a twenty three acre working urban farm. Students of the University of Colorado Denver built these two tremendous projects to enhance the farm's operation as well as to make a definitive statement about sustainable design as a part of the FEED Denver program. Using mostly salvaged materials the team put together a high design public gathering shelter and milking shed that do not easily give away their humble use or materials.

The project is headed by the two principals of Studio HT as part of a class of the Design Build Program at the University of Colorado Denver. The Learning Cube is a simple framed structure with shipping pallets as infill. While the materials are rough the careful construction and design give it a refined presence. The building is a gathering point to hold meetings and classes, sell produce, and to get out of a blazing Colorado summer sun.


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  1. 9 Green Architecture St... August 25, 2010 at 1:02 am

    [...] Two Striking Urban Farm Buildings Made from Shipping Pallets    The start of the school year just around the corner, and the next generation of architect students have a lot more to be aware of [...]

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