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City Agriculture - July 3, 2022

by gmoke Mon Aug 1st, 2022 at 01:43:14 AM EST

The French Parliament recently approved a new law requiring all new commercial buildings to partially have their roofs covered with plants or solar panels.

https:/cleantechnica.com/2022/05/05/new-law-in-france-green-roofs-on-new-commercial-buildings

Villa M - living walled building in Paris

https:/triptyque.com/en/project/villa-m-en

https:/www.v2com-newswire.com/en/newsroom/categories/commercial-architecture/press-kits/2001-01/vil la-m-takes-amazon-to-paris-with-tropical-building

https:
www.treehugger.com/villa-m-paris-triptyque-architecture-5271129

https:
inhabitat.com/green-building-design-was-inspired-by-the-amazon-rainforest

Foundational Agrivoltaic Research for Megawatt Scale [FARMS] - US DOE funding large scale combined farm and solar projects

https:/cleantechnica.com/2022/05/05/funding-notice-foundational-agrivoltaic-research-for-megawatt-s cale-farms

USDA now has an Office of Urban Agriculture

https:/www.agritecture.com/blog/2022/5/10/5-focus-points-for-the-usdas-new-office-of-urban-agricult ure

email for more information or to comment:  UrbanAgricultureFederalAdvisoryCommittee@usda.gov

Another vertical forest finished, this one in Huanggang, China

https:
www.stefanoboeriarchitetti.net/en/project/easyhome-huanggang-vertical-forest-city-complex

https:/inhabitat.com/vertical-forest-apartment-has-an-astonishing-404-trees

Rotterdam's roofscape - greening 10 million square feet of rooftops

https:/www.c40.org/case-studies/cities100-rotterdam-mitigation-meets-adaptation-on-rotterdam-s-roof tops

https:/static1.squarespace.com/static/5f082078d610926644d22e00/t/621e3b2a1ee23c373149cac0/164614840 4157/URBANISTEN_Rotterdam_Rooftop_Potential_EN.pdf

https:
www.fastcompany.com/90755913/inside-rotterdams-quest-to-green-10-million-square-feet-of-roof tops

Green walls for air purification

https:
www.naava.io/en

https:/inhabitat.com/clean-the-air-in-your-home-with-green-walls-from-naava

NYC AgTech Week 2022 will take place September 26 to October 1st 2022

https:/www.agritecture.com/blog/2022/6/23/nyc-agriculture-collective-thought-for-food-partner-for-n yc-agtech-week-2022

Bringing food production back to cities

https:
www.meed.com/bringing-food-production-back-to-cities

Roof garden for an automobile factory in Turin, Italy - flowers and a test track

https:
www.treehugger.com/biodiverse-roof-garden-added-to-iconic-lingotto-factory-in-turin-5496690

Australian food insecurity

https:
www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/jun/28/australia-ill-prepared-for-food-insecurity-dr iven-by-war-and-climate-crisis-former-defence-leaders-say

Editorial Comment:  The war in Ukraine and Russia has made an already precarious world food supply even worse.  The Russsian invasion in February 2022 is causing death by starvation around the world at the end of June.  Even an "advanced nation" like Australia now may not be able to feed itself.

Creativity breaking out on European rooftops

https:
www.goodnewsnetwork.org/european-creative-rooftop-network-designs-public-spaces-for-roofs

European Creative Rooftop Network

https:/ecrn.city

Rooftopedia - compendium of projects

https:
/www.rooftopedia.ecrn.city



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