Gallery: Window Farms: An experiment in urban agriculture

 

Gardening enthusiasts living in cities will certainly cheer for Britta Riley and Rebecca Bray’s Window Farms experiment. The artist-in-residence duo at Eyebeam have teamed up to develop a DIY system for creating “suspended, hydroponic, modular, low-energy, high-yield light-augmented” vertical gardens that will enable anyone to start their own garden right in their very own window. Britta and Rebecca were showcasing their prototype at Eyebeam last week and have enlisted a dozen or so volunteers that are building their own farms — all to go on display in windows throughout NYC from May 31 to July 14.

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  1. Eldora May 31, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    Now that’s sublte! Great to hear from you.

  2. Windowfarms: Grow an Ed... December 15, 2010 at 3:04 pm

    […] Riley’s Windowfarms are modular, vertical, drip-hydroponic systems that repurpose landfill-bound 1.5 liter bottles to […]

  3. advanced2011 May 18, 2010 at 12:36 am

    In urban areas space is a big problem. Specially, when you are in apartments. If you like gardening and like to make a small kitchen garden of your own then hydroponics systems can help you grow quality with rich nutrients plants in that small area only. With People getting very concious of what they eat organic things are what they actually prefer. You can grow your plants in that small area that you have with organic farming and aeroponic methods.

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  4. kenrinaldo September 1, 2009 at 7:10 pm

    Here is a related post. Urban Agriculture make possible with the vertical gardens of the Farm Fountain:
    http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/06/14/farm-fountain-by-amy-youngs-and-ken-rinaldo/
    http://farmfountain.com/

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