Dragonfly

Belgian firm Vincent Callebaut Architectures have designed a vertical farm based on the wings of a dragonfly. Located along the East river at the South edge of Roosevelt island in New York City.

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The tower is a true ‘living organism’ being self sufficient in water, energy and bio fertilizing (where all inputs and the outputs from plants, animals and human beings are recycled).

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It spans 132 floors and is 600 meters tall. The dragonfly can accommodate 28 different agricultural fields for the production of fruit, vegetables, grains, meat and dairy.

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Programming of the tower includes, agricultural farms and fields, offices and research laboratories, leisure spaces such as gardens, kitchen gardens, orchards, meadows.

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Distribution of all produce flows in loops that sit around a central spinal. Here, the numerous elevators and stairs serve all the levels.

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