antonio scarponi: the globe rooftop urban farm
may 04, 2012
antonio scarponi: the globe rooftop urban farm


antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012

fish from the sky with vegetables. globe / hedron: a rooftop farm designed by antonio scarponi / conceptual devices globe / hedron is a
bamboo greenhouse designed to organically grow fish and vegetables on top of generic flat roofs. the design is optimized for aquaponic
farming techniques: the fish’s water nourishes the plants and plants clean the water for the fish. using this farming technique,
globe / hedron is optimized to feed four families of four all year round. globe / hedron is designed to be manufactured and retailed
at a low cost. easy-to-set-up units can be combined to scale up food production capacity. using a geodesic dome,
the load of the fish tank rests on the frame of the greenhouse and is redistributed to a larger surface. because of this design,
the aquaponic farm can be housed on more roofs without any structural building adaptation. the dome structure is designed to be built with bamboo,
so that it is biodegradable and organically farmed.

globe / hedron is designed by antonio scarponi / conceptual devices (www.conceptualdevices.com) in collaboration with
urbanfarmers (www.urbanfarmers.ch). they are fundraising the first prototype with indiegogo: help them build it: www.indiegogo.com/hedron


antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012


antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012


antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012


antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012


antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012


antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012


antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012


antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012


antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012


antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012

Antonio Scarponi / Conceptual Devices: www.conceptualdevices.com

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