antonio scarponi: the globe rooftop urban farm
 
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: the globe rooftop urban farm antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012

antonio scarponi: the globe rooftop urban farm antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012

antonio scarponi: the globe rooftop urban farm antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012

antonio scarponi: the globe rooftop urban farm antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012

antonio scarponi: the globe rooftop urban farm antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012

antonio scarponi: the globe rooftop urban farm antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012

antonio scarponi: the globe rooftop urban farm antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012

antonio scarponi: the globe rooftop urban farm antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012

antonio scarponi: the globe rooftop urban farm antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012

antonio scarponi: the globe rooftop urban farm antonio scarponi, conceptual devices, globe, hedron, 2012

Antonio Scarponi / Conceptual Devices: www.conceptualdevices.com

  • Hi Antonio,

    thanks for setting up this comprehensive site which visualizes our shared vision of this product development. I cordially invite anybody willing to participate to [url=http://www.goodfoodfromtheroof.org] goodfoodfromtheroof [/url]

    Andi

    Andreas Graber
  • Very good concept, how far have you gone with the research?

    wmcgan

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