Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Vertical Farms: The New Skyscraper

Ok...this looks really cool. It is a skyscraper that is also a farm! And the idea came out of Columbia University. See the NY Times article here.

See some cool concept pictures here:

Farms in the Sky Gain New Interest

Gordon Graff

COWS AND PLOWS? Prototype designs for vertical farms, a concept created in 1999 by Dickson Despommier of Columbia and his graduate students.

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