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Agriculture facility for inner-city voids

The concept behind Agriculture facility for inner-city voids turns abandoned urban areas over to agricultural use. Production can even be taken into the interior of buildings using different techniques (e.g. hydroponics).

The city-based program offers research opportunities into new plantation methods, leisure areas and street markets – a novel approach to lifecycle thinking.

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“Life cycle thinking and the revitalization of abandoned urban areas” – Holcim Awards Jury
“Next Generation” prize for urban revitalization project in Campinas
Project Entry 2008 for Latin America
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Campinas, Brazil
Thiago Cintra Pilegi
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Thiago Cintra Pilegi
"Next Generation" 3rd prize 2008
Latin America
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