TAG: Vertical farming

Architecture Meets Agriculture

Architecture Meets Agriculture

Living in the city doesn’t have to equal an automatic lack of outdoor greenery or gardening space. Perfect for small spaces or places with no outdoor access, vertical design allows the benefits of farming without the farm. In vertical growing, plants hang while their roots are submerged in nutrients, and the efficient ventilation allows a steady supply of fresh air. Developed by vertical farming forerunner Dr. Dickson Despommier, the Vertical Farm Project assessed that the population will have grown by an additional 3 billion or so by the year 2050, with an estimated 80% of people living in cities. With the… read more