Chicago Gets The World's Largest Rooftop Urban Farm-4

Gotham Greens constructs the world’s largest hydroponic rooftop urban farm in Chicago

Urban farming is increasingly become a common technique of cultivating, processing and distributing food in and around urban locations. Recently, we talked about ‘Home Farm’, an innovative collective community initiative that aims to combine elderly care with sustainable vertical farming. Taking this agricultural revolution forward is Gotham Greens, a Brooklyn-based company that is making the…



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Architecture

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The Cylinder House is built ‘around’ the trees for spatial efficiency

A volume based on a cylinder - this notion is pretty rare when it comes to the field of architecture. However the creative firm Town and Concrete has envisaged an entire residential structure (to be constructed in 2019) based upon modular cylindrical spaces that would encompass around a substantial 3,000 sq ft area. (more…)

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Finnish researchers have created edible protein from electricity

An incredible collaborative effort from scientists at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, has resulted in a batch of single-cell protein. And while this achievement may seem redundant, we must clarify that this protein was created by simply utilizing energy and matter like electricity and carbon dioxide. In essence,…

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