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Urban farming utopia in India produces more energy than it uses

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Feb 23, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Feb 22, 2016

Designed in collaboration with agroecologist Amlankusum, Hyperions was created to achieve two major objectives: energy decentralization and food deindustrialization. The result combines urban agriculture, bio-based materials, and dense mixed-use planning into a self-sufficient development. The project comprises six 36-story connected towers built from cross-laminated timber sourced locally and sustainably from a Delhi forest. Reinforced with steel, the timber towers sit atop a steel and concrete...






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