Monday, November 16, 2015

City Agriculture - November 16, 2015

Roof garden connecting across three apartment buildings in Hanoi
http://www.designboom.com/architecture/vo-trong-nghia-diamond-lotus-residences-ho-minh-city-vietnam-09-28-2015/

Good article on ballpark gardens, going back to tomatoes at Shea Stadium in 1969
http://gardenculturemagazine.com/growology/soil-and-organics/major-league-rooftop-farms 

Infinite Green living sculpture
http://inhabitat.com/the-infinite-green-is-a-living-looping-sculpture-covered-in-over-3000-plants/

Guerrilla Grafters - The [Guerrilla Grafters] graft fruit bearing branches onto non-fruit bearing, ornamental fruit trees.
http://www.guerrillagrafters.org

Stockholm residential development with trees and gardens - evidence of a new architectural trend?
http://www.dezeen.com/2015/10/06/bjarke-ingels-group-big-79-park-residential-development-architecture-stockholm-sweden-cedar-wood/

Global collaborate on food networks interoperability
https://github.com/ouisharelabs/food-dashboard/issues/1

BBC video report on Japanese office building that grows food
http://www.bbc.com/specialfeatures/horizonsbusiness/seriesfive/episode-13-frontier-farms/?vid=p036kfcf

Bangkok townhouse with 25 foot tall vertical garden
http://www.archdaily.com/776070/feature-house-apostrophys

Kitchen Community - restaurants to school gardens with Elon Musk's brother
https://thekitchencommunity.org/about-us/

Second vertical forest building planned for Lausanne, Switzerland
http://inhabitat.com/worlds-second-vertical-forest-tower-will-rise-in-switzerland/
http://www.stefanoboeriarchitetti.net/en/architecture/

Ireland's Hedge School, an informal learning space for Nature
http://www.appluse.eu/HEDGE-SCHOOL

The world´s first desktop hive for edible insects: growing growing mealworms in your kitchen!
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1468268424/l-i-v-i-n-hive
[Editorial Comment:  I've grown worms to take care of my garbage for over 30 years:  https://youtu.be/iMe9ssId0Bk ]

Flatpack urban farm
https://collectively.org/en/article/human-habitat-the-flatpack-urban-farm/