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City Agriculture - September 25, 2016

by gmoke Sun Sep 25th, 2016 at 11:44:00 PM EST

NYC Farm condo for the High Line?
http://westonbaker.com/#projects/hybrid-farm-apartment
https:/www.cityrealty.com/nyc/market-insight/features/the-new-skyline/could-this-farm-condo-gallery -hybrid-be-coming-rem-koolhaas-high-line-parcel/5122

NYC World's Fair NY State Pavilion reimagined as greenhouse bubble
http://therealdeal.com/2016/08/05/winning-design-reimagines-worlds-fair-site-in-flushing-as-giant-gr eenhouse-bubble

LEED for vertical farms
https:/www.greenbiz.com/article/leed-vertical-farms-defining-high-tech-sustainable-food

Tulsa, OK's urban farming to reduce food deserts
https:
www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/aug/25/tulsa-oklahoma-community-garden-urban-farming-oasis-f ood-desert

Seeing the Forest for the Trees: Planning for Parks and Urban Forests in Los Angeles County
http://losangeles.urbdezine.com/2016/08/23/trees-planning-parks-urban-forests-los-angeles-county/
hat tip Gil Friend
Editorial Comment:  My observation from years of listening to major journalists talk at Harvard's Shorenstein is that sometimes there are also people who can't see the forest for the leaves.

Mobile green living room touring Europe
http://www.turas-cities.org/blog/52
http://inhabitat.com/plant-covered-mobile-green-living-room-travels-through-europe/

3 "forests" for London Design Festival
http://inhabitat.com/asif-khan-and-mini-unveil-3-plant-filled-microshelters-for-urbanites/

Fruit walls and urban farming in the 1600s
http://www.lowtechmagazine.com/2015/12/fruit-walls-urban-farming.html#more

Proposal for Brussels Botanic Center renovation as plant-covered and smog fighting building
http://vincent.callebaut.org/page1-img-botaniccenter.html

Spherical Growroom to demonstrate urban farming in Copenhagen
https:
www.space10.io/journal/growing-sphere-exploring-how-cities-can-feed-themselves-through-advan ced-urban-farming

Agro Food Park for the "Silicon Valley of Agriculture" in Aarhus, Denmark
http://www.mcdonoughpartners.com/projects/agro-food-park/

The Hanging Gardens now being built in Copenhagen will allow residents to grow, buy, and sell their own vegetables without leaving the building
http://inhabitat.com/hanging-gardens-tower-will-allow-residents-to-grow-and-sell-their-own-vegetable s-on-site

http://www.tegnestuenlokal.dk/Himmelhaverne-Gronttorvet-1

Editorial Comment:  Do these three links mean an eyewitness report from Denmark is necessary?

Williamsburg Brooklyn's 15,000-square-foot public rooftop park atop the new William Vale Hotel.
http://inhabitat.com/nyc/enjoy-sweeping-city-views-from-this-new-public-rooftop-garden-atop-the-will iam-vale-hotel/
http://www.gunnlandscapes.com/in-progress/level-hotel-2/

Local food can go too far
https://the-macroscope.org/local-food-is-great-but-can-it-go-too-far-ba686abe2ab7#.qks5sk1v5


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