Posts tagged photovoltaic
College students built this $250,000 home that has a hydroponic farm and indoor greenhouse

A new solar-powered home created by a team of graduate students from the University of Maryland, features a wall that uses an agricultural technique called hydroponic farming. That means that produce grows in nutrient-rich water rather than traditional soil.

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Solar Vertical City is a self-contained, green-infused tower planted into the ocean floor

Resigned to the fact that rising sea levels are inevitable at this point, architects are starting to create feasible, water-based living solutions. Italian architect Luca Curci has just unveiled a design that envisions a soaring zero-energy tower infused with greenery on each level that will be planted into the sea floor, resulting in what could be the future of self-contained architecture.

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