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dc.contributor.authorClarkin, Elizabeth
dc.date.accessioned2016-09-13T04:30:18Z
dc.date.available2016-09-13T04:30:18Z
dc.date.issued2016-05
dc.identifier.otherclarkin_elizabeth_201605_mla
dc.identifier.urihttp://purl.galileo.usg.edu/uga_etd/clarkin_elizabeth_201605_mla
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10724/35880
dc.description.abstractAccording to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, FAO, nearly 80% of the population will reside in urban centers by 2050 and it is estimated that over 220 acres are needed to feed the population of the world. Vertical farms cannot solve the food shortage problem but they can assist in providing local and healthy food to cities. Vertical farms still need to be developed in the energy and lighting aspect before they can work on different types of sites but the there are a multitude of positives associated with vertical farming, such as eliminating food deserts or revitilizing urban areas. It is important that vertical farming design shifts towards being regenerative; farms should attempt to be integrated into the community because buy-in is key for a vertical farms to succeed and become established as part of the surrounding area. This thesis answer the question what roles might landscape architects play in making vertical farm systems more ecologically, socially, and economically dynamic? In order to answer this question four research methods will be used: literature review, classification, analysis, and projective design.
dc.languageeng
dc.publisheruga
dc.rightspublic
dc.subjectLandscape architecture
dc.subjectRegenerative design
dc.subjectSustainability
dc.subjectUrban farming
dc.subjectVertical farming
dc.titleThe next generation of vertical farming
dc.title.alternativecreating a regenerative typology of urban space and programming
dc.typeThesis
dc.description.degreeMLA
dc.description.departmentCollege of Environment and Design
dc.description.majorLandscape Architecture
dc.description.advisorDouglas Pardue
dc.description.committeeDouglas Pardue
dc.description.committeeSungkyung Lee
dc.description.committeeLaurie Fowler


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