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Vertical Farm: Singapore

Posted in Models by Kate Archdeacon on November 9th, 2012


Image: Sky Greens

City Farmer, Treehugger and Core 77 have all published articles in the last week or so about Sky Greens – a vertical farm in Singapore which is causing excitement because it’s a real project instead of a design proposal.  The farm produces a range of green vegetables for a local supermarket, and it is hoped that this, and efforts like it, will increase Singapore’s vegetable production to provide 10% of the country’s consumption.

>> Read more about the project on Core 77 (it has the most pictures).


International Skyrise Greenery Conference 2010

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on September 27th, 2010

Source: SustainWeb


Image: padraic via flickr CC

The International Skyrise Greenery Conference 2010 will present the latest technological developments and new areas of application in the field of rooftop greenery and vertical greenery.

Held at the National Library, Singapore, it will serve as a platform where international urban greenery experts from various disciplines will come together with the academia, architects, landscape architects, landscape contractors, policy-makers and stakeholders to discuss the present and future trends of this growing sector.

Topics will include various essential aspects of skyrise greenery such as specifications and installation of rooftop greenery and vertical greenery systems, technical studies of the benefits of skyrise greenery (eg. thermal and energy conservation, air quality improvement, noise mitigation, etc), integration of skyrise greenery with sustainable eco-processes and biodiversity enhancement, incentives and guidelines.

Visit the website for more information: www.skyrisegreeneryconference.com