31 Jul '14, 6pm

The USA Pavilion just broke ground at the site of the Milan Expo 2015!

The USA Pavilion just broke ground at the site of the Milan Expo 2015!

To showcase the event’s 2015 theme, the architects have developed a massive and literal green machine, inside and out. The large vertical garden will be planted with edible plants and vegetables and will use a hydroponic growing system to feed the various crops. The architects are working with landscape architects to decide on what type of edible fruits and veggies will work on the wall, but it looks like they’re creating a home for even the most fickle crops. A rain water irrigation system will also be installed and the wall’s mounting system will be equipped with rotating panels that can be moved to absorb the optimal amount of sunlight throughout the day.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/american-food-2-0-pavilion-to-showca...

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