Green Living Meets Vertical Farming in Wacky "Edible House" Design

By Jennifer Welsh | October 7, 2010 11:32 am


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All images: Rios Clementi Hale Studios

  • http://idk Elmo

    I think its weard but still its pritty cool to be abel to walk outside and be abel to eat somthing you know that grew on your house ,or thats a part of ur house.

  • Stefano

    Interesting in concept, but not that practical. The designer is obviously an architect, not an engineer.

    For good efficiency wind turbines should be placed a little greater distance from one another. Because of noise levels, it would be advisable to put them away from the house.

    The rooftop water reservoir looks undersized for the needs of an hydroponic garten.

  • Energy Monitor

    I think it looks great, and it would be awesome if something like this could actually work. It would have to be place somewhere near the equator to even be close to plausible. Otherwise you have all of winter to worry about the reservoir and the lack of food from the hydroponic skin

  • Paul

    This looks very interesting. It should work here near the equator. I am just wondering if this would really be productive. But, I will give it a try given the resources.

  • Green Architecture

    I think these look really cool. Hopefully it works out. Thanks for sharing


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