China's 'farmscrapers' are highrises that will generate their own food

The Chinese city of Shenzhen recently commissioned the French firm Vincent Callebaut Architects to come up with an innovative and sustainable building solution for the growing metropolis. The result is this: The Shenzhen Asian Cairn Farmscraper project, an initiative consisting of six mix-used towers structured like a … » 3/05/13 11:32am 3/05/13 11:32am