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This gigantic urban “skyfarm” looks like a tree and grows food for the masses

This gigantic urban “skyfarm” looks like a tree and grows food for the masses

I know what you’re thinking, but Skyfarm is not the latest Tom Cruise sci-fi failure. Skyfarm is one possible solution to a lot of the problems with high-density urban living. Concieved by the folks at Aprilli Design Studios for Seoul, South Korea , the Skyfarm would be a massive techno tree rising amongst the skyscrapers. The concept would provide arable space to grow crops in a tightly packed city while also providing public green spaces, producing energy, purifying water, and cleaning the air — and the structure’s great height will get that air cleaning up where it’s needed most. Stu Roberts at Gizmag has the scoop : The primary structure has a large, root area at its base to provide stability and spread the weight of the Skyfarm out across the ground. A trunk section rises up from the root and spreads out into eight vertical branches that are connected together by trus...

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