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City Agriculture - November 7, 2019

by gmoke Fri Nov 8th, 2019 at 03:28:25 AM EST

Net Zero plant-filled Singapore pavilion for Dubai's 2020 World Expo
https:/www.dezeen.com/2019/08/29/woha-singapore-pavilion-dubai-expo-2020-architecture
https:/inhabitat.com/woha-unveils-a-lush-net-zero-singapore-pavilion-for-the-2020-world-expo
https:/www.woha.net

Forest planted in an Austrian stadium as an art piece:  For Forest - the Unending Attraction of Nature
https:
forforest.net/en

Curator getting death threats from far right because of it
https:/news.artnet.com/art-world/klaus-littmann-for-forest-controversy-1651549

Self-charging solar electric vehicle with air purifying moss interior
https:
sonomotors.com
https:
inhabitat.com/sono-motors-self-charging-solar-electric-car-will-feature-an-air-purifying-mos s-interior

UK's WWII Dig for Victory campaign, by 1943, most households had their own garden plot, with businesses and public parks also giving land to food growing
https:/www.bbc.com/news/in-pictures-49715638
Editorial Comment:  The USA Victory Garden campaign produced up to 40% of the fruits and vegetables consumed on the Home Front by the end of just three growing seasons.

Brisbane, Australia growing the largest urban farm network in the world
https:
www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-29/growing-a-vision-of-australias-largest-urban-farm-network/115 53622

Living Pavilion in Annecy, France
http://www.behinha.com/projects#/living-pavilion-v2

ReGen Village - a real estate developer planning to build food and energy self-reliant communities
https:
www.nytimes.com/2019/09/26/business/james-ehrlich-environment-neighborhood.html

Editorial Comment:  Davis, CA Village Homes completed in 1982 is an earlier example of a similar idea
 https:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Village_Homes

Mobile Food Lab in a refurbished bus
https:
www.core77.com/posts/90221/Mobile-Food-Lab-Is-a-Refurbished-Bus-Designed-to-Educate-Students -on-Healthy-and-Sustainable-Eating-Habits

Cities and Circular Economy for Food
https:
www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/publications/cities-and-circular-economy-for-food

Algae wall for water purification
https:
www.indiatimes.com/technology/news/indian-architect-has-created-an-algae-wall-to-purify-poll uted-water-without-harmful-chemicals-377848.html

MIT Media Lab Open Agricultural Initiative closed
https:
www.nytimes.com/2019/10/25/business/mit-media-lab-epstein.html
Editorial Comment:  MIT should be ashamed of itself for this fraud which may sully the reputation of genuine advanced agricultural research

Saving one of Manila's last urban fields through collective farming
https:
globalvoices.org/2019/11/03/will-collective-farming-by-artists-save-one-of-manilas-remaining -urban-fields


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