Archinect - News 2014-07-23T22:29:22-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/100112144/rooftop-farms-combine-the-rural-and-urban-in-future-cities Rooftop farms combine the rural and urban in future cities Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-05-20T13:43:00-04:00 >2014-05-28T20:56:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l3/l3kf5wms3w6p8b50.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As fossil fuels become more expensive and the number of urban dwellers continues to rise, urban farming will help feed the population without increasing the cost and pollution of food transport. [...] The rise in rooftop farming isn't limited to commercial operations. "Rooftop farming and gardening has become extremely diverse, and in that sense a more 'normal' presence in cities"</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/65760131/mvrdv-completes-the-glass-farm MVRDV Completes the Glass Farm Alexander Walter 2013-01-18T14:42:00-05:00 >2013-01-21T10:20:06-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j9/j9dddm6ylbbu2lab.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>MVRDV just completed the Glass Farm, a multi-purpose building in the village square of Schijndel, the Netherlands. The exterior is printed glass with a collage of typical local farms; a monument to the past but 1.6 times larger than life. The architects see this concept as a possible contemporary response to retro-architecture whilst respecting the public's wish for vernacular authenticity.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mh/mhc51eefuo9un7xj.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/33/33ytmhoclpjgtmpx.jpg" title=""></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/52653116/abandoned-farm-house-turned-into-life-size-dollhouse Abandoned Farm House Turned Into Life-Size Dollhouse Archinect 2012-06-29T12:07:00-04:00 >2012-06-30T14:22:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/02/02153059630e9d24e7a2dc9c02846d63.jpg" width="514" height="328" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This is an abandoned farm house that artist Heather Benning turned into a human-sized dollhouse (provided a human-sized dollhouse is just a regular house with no wall on one side).</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/9540881/the-decorated-shed-a-farm-goes-from-crops-to-candelabras The Decorated Shed - A Farm Goes From Crops to Candelabras Paul Petrunia 2011-06-11T10:36:10-04:00 >2011-06-11T10:37:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/om/omwqxwm4ut6zhifg.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>AT the Farm, iron chairs wear mink coats, candelabras sprout from picnic tables and crystals hang from the trees. Despite these bedazzlements, the property &mdash; 150 rolling acres 15 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh &mdash; is not exactly Pennsylvania&rsquo;s version of the Petit Hameau.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>