Worlds largest rooftop farm sprouts 10 million pesticide-free crops each year

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The world’s largest rooftop farm covers nearly two acres, is run completely on renewable energy, and produces nearly 10 million annual crops of local, premium-quality, pesticide-free, leafy greens, and herbs. Brooklyn-based Gotham Greens has expanded its farm family with the creation of this new project, which is housed atop a manufacturing plant on Chicago’s south side. As urban agriculture goes, this farm is the king of the crisper.

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China’s Largest Robot Restaurant is Crawling with WALL-E-Style Waiters

Robot theme restaurants are a hot topic in Japan and now China. Without completely replacing human work, the robots move around freely throughout the eatery’s 3,200 sq ft, following a black stripe with optical tracking sensors.

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Germany is building world’s largest passive housing complex with 162 green units

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The worlds largest Delta 3D printer creates nearly zero-cost homes out of mud

The future of affordable (and sustainable) housing may lie with 3D printing. The World’s Advanced Saving Project (WASP) will soon unveil the world’s largest delta-style 3D printer that can build full-size buildings out of mud and clay for nearly zero cost. The massive 12-meter-tall (40 feet) BigDelta printer will make its official debut and show off its eco-friendly printing prowess tomorrow at “Reality of dream,” a three-day event in Massa Lombarda, Italy. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Dwell on Design 2016: Americas largest design event is coming to Los Angeles!

It’s that time of year again and designers, architects, and design enthusiasts will soon be converging at Dwell on Design, America’s largest design event, held this June 24-26 at the Los Angeles Convention center. Curated by the visionary editors at Dwell magazine, the three-day event will celebrate its eleventh year of showcasing the newest and most exciting advances in design. Visitors are invited to explore exhibitions featuring the latest and greatest in design, tour exciting Dwell-approved… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building