30 Sep '14, 7am

Floating farms may boost Singapore's food security

Floating farms may boost Singapore's food security

Floating farms in the sky: Singapore concept design shows possible future of sustainable farming By Natalie Tencic Posted September 30, 2014 17:22:56 Photo: A conceptual design of floating farms to be built in Singapore by Forward Thinking Architecture. (Courtesy: JAPA) Photo: Map of locations for floating farms pilot project in Singapore. (Courtesy: JAPA) Photo: Side view of the floating farm concept. (Courtesy: JAPA) Photo: Loop design aims to maximise sunlight. (Courtesy: JAPA) Photo: A blueprint of the design phase. (Courtesy: JAPA) Gallery: Food production via vertical city farming systems Map: Singapore In a post-apocalyptic future, where sea levels have swallowed the ground, food will be grown in great towers floating on the sea. It sounds like something from science fiction, but a Spanish architectural firm is bringing the concept closer to reality. In a pilot proj...

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