MULTIFUNCTIONAL AGRICULTURE

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My Master Thesis in Urban Agriculture_Roma Tre University a.a.2012/2013

The thesis develops a research project in  Rome suburbs and it takes account of an area where is expected the edification of 2 new neighborhoods for 4500 inhabitants.
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M.E.P La Casaz

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Le MEP de la Casaz, à Bulle vise la qualité d’intégration paysagère d’un nouvel ensemble de logements dans un tissu villageois de faible densité. Le site, à proximité immédiate du centre, offre un cadre paysager exceptionnel bénéficiant de vues remarquables, …
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Chamard châtelard, Yverdon-les-bains

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Suite à l’abandon du projet de canal Rhin-Rhône, et la disponibilité consécutive de larges espaces auparavant réservés, Agglo y a lancé un MEP visant à définir les conditions d’aménagement de ce secteur partiellement bâti situé aux portes de la ville, …
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Centrale de biométhanisation de la ville de lausanne et cuisine froide du CHUV

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Une usine de biométhanisation (30’000m2) et une cuisine de préparation d’aliments froids pour le CHUV sont projetés au sein du périmètre «Coeur du P.A.R.C.» du parc d’agglomération de la Blécherette, plus précisément à proximité de la ferme de Cery. La …
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Urban Orchard

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In 2013, Vancouver completed the largest urban orchard in North America. The site, a former gas station, is rented by Sole Food from the city of Vancouver for $1 per year. Situated near a train station, this once abandoned site …
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60 Richmond Street East Housing Co-operative

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60 Richmond Street East, an 11-storey, 85-unit apartment building designed for the Toronto Community Housing Corporation, is the first Toronto co-operative housing project built within the last twenty years. The project, designed by Teeple Architects, was able to combine design …
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Report on Urban Ag in Havana

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SOURCE: http://stories.coop/stories/organoponico-vivero-alamar-cuba/

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Rooftop farming in Romainville

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The project is born out of the reclamation of a 60s social housing project and plans to integrate a rooftop greenhouse system that will support urban rooftop farming. The mixed use building allows communities to reduce the distance between food …
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Greenhouse Village

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Greenhouse Village is a concept that enables a complete decentralized solution for energy and water supply, waste and water treatment and recycling of nutrients through a shared system between greenhouses and homes. Dutch greenhouses account for almost 100% of the …
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FoodTubes

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The Urban Food Tubes delivery system is a project imagined by a collaboration of engineers and academics called FoodTubes. This design repurposes the tube infrastructure in the UK, by supplying the contents of the tube for transporting groceries. The function …
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Center for the Environment

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At Catawba College‘s Center for the Environment are developing two urban agriculture initiatives: a green roof for the science building and a new high efficiency greenhouse.

The college is using a high efficiency Suncatcher greenhouse that deals with the problem …
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Foldable Greenhouse

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Daniel Schipper, a Dutch designer realized a portable and foldable greenhouse for city gardens and terrariums. The greenhouse is constructed with little to no framework of recycled plastic. The container is scaled for easy movement and relocation, can be simply …
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Queen Elizabeth Health Centre Rooftop garden

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The container garden is a project of Biotop-AAC, a company set up by Valiquette and the agriculture department to find commercial applications. The garden produced more than 113 kilograms of fresh fruit and vegetables in it’s first year and the …
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Deltapark Agropark

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The Delta Park represents a combination of non-land-reliant intensive sectors with industrial processing, located on an industrial estate in an urban setting. It combines glasshouse horticulture, protein production, abattoirs, meat processing, waste sorting, recycling, product processing, bio-refinery, the production of …
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Community Vehicular Reclamation Project

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A car towed from the junkyard was filled with soil, the body work painted, planted with herbs, flower and vegetables then parked up on the street in the Kensington Market area of Toronto. This installation was one of the many …
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The “Private Garden Plot Act” in Russia

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In 2003 the Russian President signed into law a further “Private Garden Plot Act” enabling Russian citizens to receive free of charge from the state, plots of land in private inheritable ownership. Sizes of the plots differ by region but …
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City Harvest

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Now serving New York City for 30 years, City Harvest is the world’s first food rescue organization, dedicated to feeding the city’s hungry men, women, and children.

This year, City Harvest will collect more than 38 million pounds of excess …
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Mithun Center for Urban Agriculture

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Conceived as a “living building” which draws resources from its immediate environment to become self-sufficient, the proposal for the Center for Urban Agriculture features gray and rain water collection systems, photovoltaic cells, vegetable gardens, greenhouses and a chicken farm. The …
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Greenport Venlo “fresh food and business park”

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Fresh Park Venlo is a fresh & food business park compromising of a clustering of companies and suppliers, from growers to transport companies, from traders to packing companies and from bulk to ready-to-cook fresh products.

The business park has ideal …
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Aquaculture in a geodesic dome

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“Ever since R. Buckminster Fuller popularized the design in the mid-20th century, there’s been something captivating about the geodesic dome. While the structure typically makes architecture lovers salivate, now it’s conquering the heart of another type of urbanist: the …
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UrbanFarmers

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UrbanFarmers develops closed-loop, eco-sustainable, aquaponic production systems whose mission is to produce local food, fish and vegetables, in the city and for the city.
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Gotham Greens

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Gotham Greens  is a professional hydroponic farm sited on the roof of an old bowling alley. The operation is housed in a $2million greenhouse. The operation uses about 700 gallons of water a day, recycling much of it and using …
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Tenth Acre Farms

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The Tenth Acre farm started in a backyard, where large raised beds were constructed. The farm soon expanded onto an unused basketball court at a nearby church. The farmers use a CSA and market stall to disribute their produce.

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Sky Vegetables

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Sky Vegetables is an entrepreneurial business venture which constructs commercial-scale hydroponic farms on urban rooftops of 10,000 sq ft or more. Their mission is to improve the health and nutrition of city populations and provide new jobs and educational opportunities …
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Edible Estates #10 – Roma Mangia Roma

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In Edible Estates #10, Fritz Haeg has organized a farm on the rooftop of the American Academy in Rome. Using containers sourced from the the building (plastic bottles, paper cartons, cardboard boxes, etc.), and a worm bin turns food scraps …
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Lufa Prototype Farm

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Lufa Farms responds to a desire to have fresh food that does not require a long journey and multiple steps between its growth and consumption in Montreal. The idea is to create a prototype, that can be replicated. However it …
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Pasona 02

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Pasona 02 is a 1 sq. km. farm in the basement of a 27-storey in Tokyo’s business district. Growing more than 100 plants using hydroponics, climate control, and flourescent light reflected by the silver foil paper walls, the farm provides …
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Plantages de Bourdonnette

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The work of the redevelopment of the Bourdonnette neighborhood began in 1998, with an overall project of public spaces. The Municipality responded to the desire of the Foundation for Lausanne housing (FLCL) and its tenants to upgrade infrastructure and improve …
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The City farming plant module is an inexpensive method to create floating plant modules using off the shelf products. Using a semi-permeable cloth, soil and a soaker hose; modular planting units can be arranged however is desired, as long as …
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Urban Farm Concepts

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Urban Farm Concepts is a two-man business that sells simple yet highly functional, small to medium coops and greenhouses.  In addition, the plan to release other urban farming products in the future.

In response to a market filled with high-priced …
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Kippen House Chicken house and roof garden

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The Kippen House is a modular chicken coop that can fit in small yards or urban spaces. In addition to the chicken roost, space along the walls and roof are used as planters for small food gardens. They are made …
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Chef’s Farm

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The “Chef’s Farm” is a small hydroponic greenhouse  that can be installed in a restaurant and can produce 20,000 heads of lettuce per year. It fits into a  kitchen and it supplies fresh vegetables on command with the utmost convenience.…
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