catrina | stewart: color for a green farmhouse catrina | stewart: color for a green farmhouse
jul 23, 2011

catrina | stewart: color for a green farmhouse

‘color for a green farmhouse’ by catarina | stewart located in london, united kingdom images courtesy of catarina | stewart

a speculative proposal for london, the ‘color for a green farmhouse’ created by catarina | stewart is a hybrid between sustainable architecture and color psychology. a vertical complex of lofts and agricultural plots attracts visitors with bold colors proven to entice the interest of individuals. upon arrival, guests may indulge in foods locally grown and harvested by the community.

the intention is for their cumulative digestive processes to generate enough compost, power and electricity to be used and sustain the closed system within their site boundaries. marketing and advertising color strategies are used to create popular public toilets within the confines and to process the excrement on site. methane gas, the predominant by-product, which enter biogas digesters to supply electricity.

example configuration for the city farmhouse

the structure’s residential units, vertical tree farming, water cisterns, and processing equipment read like a multicolored billboard. animals or plants with beneficial qualities including the electricity of eels and lemons to power light bulbs are integrated and supported on site. enclosed greenhouses ensure year round production in all seasons and weather events.

accommodation lofts for residents

vertical tree farming

self-sufficient living

communal kitchen

eel elevator powered by electric eels

farmhouse street lights powered by fruit

farmhouse human waste recycling system

methane gas storage bags

use of red to stimulate the digestive systems of visitors

southwark masterplan

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication.

  • fantastic !! archigram design !

    sylvbouy says:

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