26 Oct '16, 8am

Danish group @Space10 propose the construction of food-producing pods in urban areas.

The food production methods currently in place are not very sustainable at all. However, we all need to eat fresh fruits and veggies, and effective alternatives, especially when it comes to urban food production, are few and far between. Sure you can grow a few things on your balcony, windowsill, or in a small aquaponics farm, and some skyscrapers even have rooftop urban farms now, but that hardly even begins to cover the demand. But the Danish group Space10 and architects Mads-Ulrik Husum & Sine Lindholm have come up with a clever solution to this conundrum. They propose the construction of food-producing pods in urban areas, which they are calling Growroom. They have already built the prototype of one, which they showcased at the CHART ART FAIR in Copenhagen. Growroom is basically a spherical structure that features a metal framework, which supports wooden planter boxes ...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2016/10/sustainable-urban-farm...

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