Nicole Hovest

Nicole Hovest

Chicago, IL, US


Urban Farm

The concept was to make the building an asset to the growing process by letting it grow and expand when it needed to. The hoop houses are pulled up and plugged into the building to grow. Each hoop house base is made of recycled truck trailers and the top is made of aluminum ribs and etfe. The hoop houses can be made of combinations of two or four truck trailers. The buildings original function was a semi-truck shipping depot and by simply lifting the current hoop house design and making minor modifications, the new building celebrates the history of the building, while introducing it with new life.

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Status: School Project