What farming will look like in the future is being decided today. Many examples suggest that, alongside the widely-known instances of industrial mass production, there are also numerous small initiatives that should encourage us to think, participate or imitate.
Cities are growing, demand for food is increasing. And the ways in which people are thinking about cultivated areas in urban settings are demonstrated by three visionary farming startups in Vienna. We have paid a visit and taken a good look over and under them as well as at their surroundings.
Her vision is to enable people to design a better planet, says Katharina Unger in a voice message. Since 2015, she and her company Livin Farms Equipment have offered alternative ways of producing proteins.
And independent of the question of what farming will look like in the future, there is a resource that we collectively share. As explained in a series of figures and diagrams.
We sat down with Thomas Auer of Transsolar, in order to talk about his work, the life of plants and his collaboration with DMAA on a greenhouse in Shanghai, China.
Having designed a zoo in the Chinese city of Taiyuan, DMAA was curious to delve into the deeper implications of the human relationship with nature and invited the eminent Austrian philosopher Konrad Paul Liessmann to share his insights into the topic.
If you happen to wonder how the architecture of DMAA relates to the notion of life on Mars, here is where you can find out.
Follow the transformation of a former coal industry area in Taiyuan, China into a vibrant artificial landscape, where green is soon to become the prevailing color.
We took a close look at the design development process of the three greenhouses at Taiyuan Botanical Garden, in order to find out what it means to build visually appealing homes for plants and visitors alike.