Abandoned factory in China becomes a giant floating field of fish and algae
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Floating plant-filled boxes transformed the post-industrial architecture of the Dacheng Flour Mills site in Shekhou, China, into a ecosystem made up of greenery, animals and algae. Thomas Chung, Associate Professor of Architecture at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, created the Floating Fields project for the UrbanismArchitecture Bi-City Biennale (UABB) in Shenzhen as an experiment in aquaponics, algae cultivation and water filtering. After it was awarded the Organizing Committee Award at the...