Saturday, February 16, 2008

Vertical Farming: Food Production of the Future

The Vertical Farm Project is a concept developed by Columbia University's class of Medical Ecology in 2004. It is meant to provide enough food for a minimum daily caloric intake of 2200 calories/per person for 50,000 people. Their research includes figures for growing not only plant life, but raising livestock as well.

You can view design concepts proposed by various architecture firms here

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