01 Jan '12, 5pm

My Favourite Stories of 2011: June

My Favourite Stories of 2011: June

Gordon Graff drew one of the most iconic images of a vertical farm five years ago, the tall green tower overlooking Toronto. It was an image that was often used when debunking the concept of urban vertical farms as pie in the sky. Everybody loved showing images of vertical farms, but even Dickson Despommier had some trouble really justifying their existence. © Gordon Graff But Gordon Graff kept plugging away at it, making it his thesis for a Masters of Architecture from the University of Waterloo. He designed an entire system, ran the numbers and showed that it actually could work. He was, I believe, the first to make a convincing case: Vertical farming would increase a city's resilience to the more long- term, systemic alterations that human society is widely expected to experience in the coming decades. With vertical farming's maximally efficient resource use and functio...

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