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Vertical City Farming: Undulating Mixed-Use Urban Community

Originally posted by weburbanis_t at Vertical City Farming: Undulating Mixed-Use Urban Community

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urban farming city concept


Designed to provide a spaces for public gardening as well as senior living, this hybrid complex has a rich array of green roofs, terraces and facades allowing for locally-grown produce as well as civic interaction.


urban farm terrace plan


urban farm gardening community


Responding to the fact that by 2030 a full 20% of Singapore’s population will be retirement-aged, SPARK Architects sought to address high-density housing, sustainable architecture and urban agriculture in this complex.


urban farm design concept


urban farm walkway singapore


The layered concept involves ground-level farms and gardens open to the citizenry as well as individual, upper-level plots that retired persons can work at their leisure.


urban farming design section


urban farming aquaponics module


urban farming design diagram


Further, “the environmental sustainability and efficiency of ‘Home Farm’ [is] enhanced by proposed features such as the collection of rainwater, for use in aquaponic systems, and the use of plant waste for energy production.”


urban farm ground floor


urban farm undulating form


The curvilinear master plan provides maximum sun exposure and variegated views throughout the complex, encouraging residents to walk around to exercise, interact with neighbors and experience a diverse set of internal and city views.






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