It might seem like blue-sky thinking, but this concept for a highrise farm may just make the utopian vision of sustainable cities a reality.
Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has designed a 132-floor ‘urban farm’ which he claim is the answer to a healthier future for the estimated six billion people who will live in cities by 2050.
Imagine, he says, stepping out of your highrise apartment into a sunny, plant-lined corridor, biting into an apple grown in the orchard on the fourth floor.
The vertical farm is shaped like the wings of a dragonfly and the design of Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut. He believes it is the answer to a healthier future for the six billion people who will live in cities by 2050
You take the lift to your office, passing the rice paddy and one of the many gardens housed in the glass edifice that not only heats