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GREENHOUSE DESIgn FOR FUTURE CITIES

 

Green Spark is an interdisciplinary greenhouse design team that envisions a future were urban agriculture and greenhouse technologies are intrinsically bound with urban spaces and communities.

Through our work we strive to achieve solutions that benefit people, the environment, and the economy.

TODAY.

After 8 months of hard work We are are a finalist in the Greenhouse Challenge, a design competition organized by Wageningen University and Research

 

 
 

why are we here?

OUR GENERATION FACES GREAT CHALLENGES! we believe that with cooperation, knowledge sharing, and technology and design tools we can acheive positive changes towards a sustainable urbanSCAPE.

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POPULATION GROWTH AND URBANIZATION

DEMAND FOR FOOD, RESOURCES, AND SPACE HAVE TAKEN A TOLL ON OUR ECOSYSTEM AND MOLDED A COMPLEX INEFFICIENT FOOD SYSTEM.

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FOOD SECURITY

HEALTHY FOOD ACCESS IS NOT YET UNIVERSAL, FOOD WASTE IS A BIG PART OF THE ISSUE. FOOD DESERTS AFFECT MILLIONS OF PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD. WE NEED TO TACKLE THIS.

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POLLUTION

INEFFICIENT URBAN SYSTEMS PRODUCE MASS AMOUNT OF WASTE MATERIALS THAT DAMAGE OUR NATURAL ENVIRONMENT AND CREATE POOR LIFE QUALITY TO MANY SECTORS OF OUR SOCIETIES. 

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SOCIAL INCLUSION

ONE OF THE GREAT URBAN CHALLENGES. POVERTY AND EXCLUSION ARE THE RALITY OF MILLIONS. FOOD CAN BE A TOOL TO TACKLE THIS PROBLEM.

 

WITH CHALLENGES, COME OPPORTUNITIES. WE IDENTIFY THE OPPORTUNITIES THAT CAN BE PROVIDED WITH GREENHOUSE DESIGN AND URBAN AGRICULTURE FOOD SOCIETIES.

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JOB CREATION

URBAN FARMING AND GREENHOUSE TECHNOLOGY OFFER A NEW WORK LINE FOR URBAN INHABITANTS. SUPPORTING ECONOMICAL SUSTAINABILITY INSIDE THE CITY.

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EDUCATION

FOOD PRODUCTION IN THE CITY HAS A POSITIVE CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL IMPACT IN NEW GENERATIONS, AND OLDER ONES. RAISING AWARENESS AND CREATING CONNECTION BETWEEN SOCIETIES AND FOOD PRODUCTION CAN HAVE A BIG IMPACT IN CONSUMER DECISIONS AND INDIVIDUAL'S WELLBEING. 

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local food access

FOOD PRODUCED INSIDE THE CITY HAS LOWER MILLAGE, REDUCING CARBON FOOTPRINT. IT'S ALSO ACCESIBLE FOR URBAN COMMUNITIES, STRENGTHENING NUTRITION AND FOOD SECURITY. 

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TECHLOGY DEVELOPEMENT

BY MAKING TECHNOLOGY INCLUSIVE AND ACCESIBLE FOR URBAN AGRICULTURE, IT'S EVOLUTION AND ADAPTATIONS OF IT WILL IMPROVE IT AND IT'S IMPACT IN URBAN LANDSCAPES. CLOSING SYSTEM OUTFLOWS, REDUCING WASTE, AN PRODUCING FOOD MORE EFFICIENTLY IS PART OF IT.

 

THIS SITE IS PART OF OUR WORKSHOP.

Inside this website you will be able to get to know us better, individually and as a team. We exercise our skills towards creative solutions to tackle some of the challenges of our generation. For this we need each other.