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Architecture & Engineering


By Clair Enlow

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February 29, 2012

Design Perspectives: Green wall grows into an urban farm at Stadium Place

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The first phase of Stadium Place, also known as the North Lot, is under construction. Future residents might be lured by a locally grown salad. Really local. If all goes according to plan, they'll overlook a farm on their rooftop plaza.

One design concept shows edibles will grow in very controlled conditions under translucent tents that look like small sails over drum-shaped planters. The planters will supply on-site restaurants and residents during prime picking times.

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