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From Skyscraper Greenhouses to Communal Farms

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published:   Updated: Apr 14 2011
Urban farming is a phenomenon that will continue to flourish as suburban areas turn into cities and cities turn into metropolises.

From skyscraper greenhouses to communal farms, rooftop CSAs and indoor plantations, these urban farming innovations showcase the most promising advancements in farms.

Implications - With environmental issues more significant in today's society, the outdoors are steadily moving indoors. Many consumers are embracing nontraditional ways of farming in an effort to contribute to the social issue. As urban farming becomes a common practice, architects must incorporate more facets of gardening into their building designs, especially for structures in city centers.