Amazing Vertical Farm For Vancouver

Amazing Vertical Farm For Vancouver

Vertical farm for Vancouver’s 2030 Challenge 

Vertical farms are one of our favorite future-forward concepts for creating sustainable cities. Providing locally-grown produce and food will not only help us reduce our carbon emissions significantly, but also help us become healthier. Romses Architects recently came up with an amazing concept for a vertical farm in Vancouver as part of the City’s 2030 Challenge. Complete with a tower for growing fruits and vegetables, a livestock grazing plane, a boutique dairy farm, commercial space, transit lines, renewable energy and more, the Harvest Green Tower has the potential to be a food growing, energy producing, living, breathing sustainable transit hub. (Pics)

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Vertical Coastal Farms Could Use Seawater To Grow Crops In The Future

Vertical Coastal Farms Could Use Seawater To Grow Crops In The Future

 Vertical farms of the future

Thought up by Italian architecture firm Studiomobile, vertical seawater farms sticking up out of the water could covert the salt-laden liquid into freshwater for crops. It’s all about producing humidity. A series of vents would gather humidity from the seawater to cool the greenhouses and, as it collects, irrigate the crops inside.  (Pics)

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Vertical Wind Turbine

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Imagine spending your life savings on an invention you are sure will someday be successful, even if skeptics think it is impossible. It’s pretty risky right? Well Adam Fuller from Racine, Wisconsin has done this very thing. He has spent his life savings designing an invention he believes in, a vertical wind turbine. Will it work?

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Horizontal Skydiving – Swooping

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New swooping distance world record

You would think that skydiving would be extreme enough on its own – but you’re wrong. Many people have felt the need to think up a sport that’s even more extreme than regular skydiving. The result is called “swooping”. Essentially, swoopers start out with a regular sky-dive, but go a bit faster than they would ordinarily.

 

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