Gallery: Vertical Farm Concept is a Green Gateway for Chicago

This towering eco high-rise offers a green gateway to the city of Chicago that includes a large vertical farm, mixed-use towers, and a residential tower all tied together by a series of sky bridges. Envisioned by a student at the Illinois Institute of Technology, the project is located over Lake Shore Drive and was designed specifically for the location of the dormant Chicago Spire site, otherwise known as the "Giant Hole in the Ground".

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  1. SkXcraper March 2, 2012 at 11:28 pm

    Not to be rude or anything but i don’t like it, the building is just to *the building just killed the skyline* type of way. The building is just not Chicago! Do something like the Chicago spire or the new building there building in Shangai do something twisted and glassy but not to glassy.

  2. Spiral Garden is a Lacy... October 11, 2010 at 11:53 pm

    […] the environment is considered as an important part of everyday life.” Their proposal is a vertical farm that acts as the “green heart” of the city. Spiral Garden would be maintained by the […]

  3. hmmmm... October 4, 2010 at 6:33 pm

    Similarities to Museum Plaza in Louisville? Interesting…

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