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Urban Agriculture: Small, Medium, Large

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Urban Agriculture: Small, Medium, Large

By Gil Doron
Architectural Design
Volume 75 Issue 3, Pages 52 – 59
Special Issue: Food + the City
Published Online: 12 Sep 2005

Abstract:

Could urban agriculture be the next design revolution? Gil Doron explains how horticulture, a subject that has until now remained remote from the concerns of contemporary architects, is ripe with potential, bringing with it many ecological, economic and social benefits for the city dweller. He also points out that at all levels, whether at the scale of window boxes, balconies or roof gardens, or on the scale of full-blown farms, vegetation and agriculture exist in most cities in the world right underneath our noses.

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