Tag: farm

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GREEN ROOM

SPACE10 is a future-living lab and exhibition space in Copenhagen. They recently developed and are offering ‘open-source’ plans for a spherical farm pod called the ‘Growroom’. Designed by architects Mads-Ulrik Husum and Sine Lindholm, the Growroom can free people to…

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Watering Pots

Modeled after the ‘Olla’ (an ancient ceramic pot prevalent throughout North Africa) these playful absorbent clay pots from Egypt have been designed to offer water to plants for weeks on-end using gravitational force. Rami Halim, the founder of Clayola states…

Sun Seeker

A self-driving garden may seem far-fetched but now, the University College London’s (UCL) Interactive Architecture Lab has created a nomadic, self-cultivating garden that moves around all by itself! The sphere has been designed by UCL students William Victor Camilleri and…

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GREEN UP-RISE

A ‘hybridized program’ has been inserted into a new apartment high-rise. This program contains housing residences, an art gallery, plus 10 floors of indoor farming terraces. Situated near New York City’s ‘High Line’ a design group called the ‘Weston Baker…

GROW.BAR

Guys…this is a cool one! If you have ever wanted to grow fresh greens directly in your home, this is the perfect vehicle. The problem always seems to be daylight. Now, Grow.Bar (featured on kickstarter) is a new indoor growing…

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Land of the Rising Farm

A growing trend in urban Japan is indoor farming. As farmland is scarce, a wide variety of herbs and greens can be cultivated in climate-controlled environments under LED lighting at home for energy efficient food production. Two Japanese farms (Indoor…

The Beeograph Monitor

Many theories have been posited regarding ‘colony collapse disorder’. The Beeograph is a smart, sustainable beehive with built-in sensors which are able to monitor interior conditions. The device – crowdfunded on IndieGoGo – assists scientists in identifying the real cause…

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AQUAPONICS IKEA STYLE

IKEA and SPACE10 have recently teamed up and are exploring the future of food production. As readers of previous posts know, food shortage is a very real issue facing our planet. As the seventh largest restaurant chain in the world IKEA…

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Urban Farm

Producing food within an urban context is gaining much interest. Now, the French architectural firm Zundel and Cristea have developed an intriguing design for smaller-scale urban farms, to be dotted over the urban fabric. These farms have been designed to…

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Hydroponic Farm

Following a serious drought in 2008, Syria had to import wheat after the majority of the farmers’ crops failed. This highlighted the issues of farming efficiency especially with valuable commodities like water. With the fertile land of Syrian oases slowly…