13 Nov '12, 2am

Vertical Farms Go Commercial In Singapore

Vertical Farms Go Commercial In Singapore

Vertical farms have long been on the agenda of green building leaders around the world. The appeal of such farms centres on three main components – sustainable urban food production, carbon reductions through reduced produce importing and the ability to maintain these environments in dense urban spaces. Singapore’s newest vertical farm has finally opened for business and has the distinction of being the World’s First Commercial Farm. Developed by Sky Greens, work began on the nine-acre site back in 2009 and, now completed, expands to stretch over 120 vertical towers. Each of the towers is made of aluminium and reaches nine metres in height. Known as A-Go-Gro vertical systems, the towers are housed in a number of greenhouses, allowing for the positive development of three types of leafy green vegetables in each tower. “We are always looking for ways to increase our sources ...

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