21 Aug '16, 1pm

Plantagon Breaks Ground on its First 'Plantscraper' Vertical Farm in Sweden!

Plantagon Breaks Ground on its First 'Plantscraper' Vertical Farm in Sweden!

Several years ago a Swedish-American company called <a href="http://plantagon.com/plantagon/" target="_blank">Plantagon</a> unveiled plans for a series of massive skyscraper greenhouses that stood to transform urban farming in large cities. While the spiraling vertical farms seemed too good to be true at the time, Plantagon broke ground on its very first vertical farm a few weeks ago in <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Link%C3%B6ping" target="_blank">Linkoping, Sweden</a>! The "Plantscraper" will grow and supply fresh vegetables while creating solutions to some of the most vexing city pollution issues. The design that was finally decided upon for the first Plantagon is no longer a sphere but an elegant tower - click through our gallery to see it.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/plantagon-breaks-ground-on-its-first...

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