SWALE

Thema: A floating food forest. Beschreibung: Swale, a collaborative floating food project, is dedicated to rethinking and challenging New York City’s connection to our environment. Built on a 50-foot diameter floating platform and constructed from shipping containers from the Port of NY/NJ, Swale contains a gangway entrance, walkways, and an edible forest garden. Functioning as … Weiterlesen

The Plant

Thema: A model of closed-loop urban food production. Beschreibung: The Plant is working to show what truly sustainable food production and economic development looks like by growing and producing food inside an repurposed industrial building. The Plant will create 125 jobs in Chicago’s economically distressed Back of the Yards neighborhood – but, remarkably, these jobs … Weiterlesen

Beacon Food Forest

Thema: A community permaculture project – the largest food forest on public land in the United States. Beschreibung: The goal of the Beacon Food Forest is to design, plant and grow an edible urban forest garden that inspires our community to gather together, grow our own food and rehabilitate our local ecosystem. Fruit and nut … Weiterlesen

NOMADgardens

Thema: A ‘roaming’ community garden/art space. Beschreibung: Envisioned by finding beauty in the left over, NOMAD, seeks to enhance the ‘flux’ state of Mission Bay by taking advantage of the many open spaces it has to offer. Because NOMADgardens will be transportable, durable, low maintenance and designed for all to enjoy, the garden can be … Weiterlesen

URBANFARM Dublin

Thema: Ireland’s first rooftop farm – growing life back into the city. Beschreibung: The idea is to convert a negative space into one that creates a tangible benefit for the community. Urban Farm will be growing food on a Dublin city center rooftop with indoor aquaponic allotments for all season growing. Urban Farm secured Workshops … Weiterlesen

HK Farm / Hong Kong Farm

Thema: Urban Farming in Hong Kong. Beschreibung: HK Farm aims to grow local and organic food on Hong Kong rooftops. Vegetables and Herbs are grown, local honey is harvested. The first rooftop is located on an industrial building in Ngau Tau Kok. Ort: Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China Web … Weiterlesen

Riverpark Farm NYC

Thema: Urban Gardening in NYC. Beschreibung: Created in 2011 as one of the largest, most urban farms in New York City, the award-winning Riverpark Farm at Alexandria Center™ is a landmark example of a temporary alternative use of a stalled construction site. Just as innovative as the Farm’s location are the methods used to operate … Weiterlesen

himmelbeet

Thema: Gärtnern über den Dächern des Wedding im interkulturellen Gemeinschaftsdachgarten. Beschreibung: Der urbane Gemeinschaftsgarten himmelbeet auf dem Dach des real,- SB-Warenhauses in der Müllerstraße 47 (U-Bahn Seestraße) wird ab Mai 2013 ein Begegnungs- und Lernort für Anwohner, Besucher des Einkaufszentrums und Akteure in der Umgebung (Schulen, Altenheime, Vereine) sein. JedeR ist eingeladen, mitzugärtnern, sein Wissen … Weiterlesen

The Bloomingdale Trail: Chicago’s Next Great Park

Thema: Imagine a 3-mile-long elevated linear park and trail running through the heart of Chicago, connecting neighborhoods, the river, and Chicago’s great park system. Built from a former rail line, the Bloomingdale will make Chicago’s residents healthier, get people to school and work faster, and provide communities with great chances to play and mingle. Beschreibung: … Weiterlesen

Allmende-Kontor

Thema: Unmittelbare, zivile Teilhabe am öffentlichen Raum. Beschreibung: Das Allmende-Kontor auf dem Tempelhofer Feld wird als Anlauf- und Vernetzungsstelle, Wissensspeicher und Lernort mit einem Garten für alle entwickelt. Öffentlicher städtischer Freiraum soll durch gemeinschaftliche, kooperative Nutzung und Gestaltung als Allmende [Gemein(schafts)gut] ins Bewußtsein gebracht, erleb- und gestaltbar gemacht werden. Das Allmende-Kontor wird zunächst als eine … Weiterlesen