Mashambas Skyscraper Farm Design Wins

The Mashambas Skyscraper is a Polish design for a self-sufficient, moveable building meant to boost African agriculture.


(Mashambas Skyscraper of food)

Fans of science fiction writing duo Frederik Pohl and CM Kornbluth may recall the Chlorella Plantation, a skyscraper designed for food production, from their amazing 1952 novel The Space Merchants.

…the Chlorella plantation, a towering eighty-story structure like the office "In-and Out" baskets stacked up to the sky.

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