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Urban Rooftop Spirulina Farm in Bangkok

A Bangkok-based  start-up called EnerGaia is pioneering a unique urban farming model. Across the city’s neglected rooftops, a small team of chemists and engineers are growing a nutritional supplement which also happens to be one of the planet’s oldest life forms: Spirulina. Continue reading Urban Rooftop Spirulina Farm in Bangkok

Realising the Urban Vertical Farm

The award-winning One Central Park building in Sydney unveiled its 116-metre vertical garden and expansive green public space, while over in Milan, Italy, architect Stefano Boeri finally realised his Bosco Verticale project, which houses 900 trees Continue reading Realising the Urban Vertical Farm

Chinese plan to reconstruct city with urban farms powered by the sun, wind, and algae

China has drawn most of its modern technology from the West, but now, as the balance of power is starting to shift, China will have to innovate and start developing its own ideas. In a recent contest, the city of Shenzhen went looking for creative proposals for a financial district which would include Continue reading Chinese plan to reconstruct city with urban farms powered by the sun, wind, and algae

These Reinvented Urban Farms Grow Algae, Not Kale

Think of urban farming, and you might picture a rooftop vegetable garden. But designers from EcoLogicStudio in London think that cities should start to take a different approach to their farms: Instead of lettuce or kale, the architects are experimenting with new artificial systems that grow algae. Continue reading These Reinvented Urban Farms Grow Algae, Not Kale