up!: Contribution of Vertical Farms to Increase the
Overall Energy Efficiency of Cities
Vertical Farming is defined by the high degree of industrialization, the year-around cultivation of food, its adaptability to the needs of a variety of crops. The primary focus of vertical building typology (as well as their programs and functionalities) is optimum plant growth. The building, as the central element of the urban ecosystem, first off is sustainably embedded into the social, architectural and economic environment of the city, and secondly aims to be as independent as possible from the consumption of fossil commodities.
Published on 19 July, 2016 in English and available for purchase.