Sky Farm Proposed for Downtown Toronto

June 15, 2007

clipped from www.treehugger.com

We previously showed Chris Jacobs’ vertical farm design for New York and Pierre Sartoux’s Living Tower from Vertical Farm; Now we present Gordon Graff’s Sky Farm proposed for downtown Toronto’s theatre district. It’s got 58 floors, 2.7 million square feet of floor area and 8 million square feet of growing area. It can produce as much as a thousand acre farm, feeding 35 thousand people per year and providing tomatoes to throw at the latest dud at the Princess of Wales Theatre to the east, and olives for the Club District to the north. Thankfully it overwhelms the horrid jello-mold Holiday Inn to the west.

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