Great Dezeen article on these homes in China built for disaster relief zones that incorporate urban agriculture into the roofs of the houses. Seems they employed recognisable, replicable simple local building techniques too.
Had to widen the diameter of the pipe outlets to aide water flow as this is where the inexplicable leak was coming from. Water was just backing up in the pipes as drains couldn't keep up with the pump, and turning the flow of the pump rate down meant there wasn't enough water going around… Continue reading Aquaponics system update
You may have noticed IKEA have some hydroponic systems on sale on their website. I think they're also proposing to get in on the market for off-the-shelf indoor aquaponic units for farming at home too. Apparently they're meeting with GrowUp to hone this further? You used to be able to buy an off-the-shelf aquaponic system from… Continue reading Building your own hydroponic / aquaponic farm
Went on a tour of the old DN&SR Chesil railway station (or what remains of it) and tunnel in Winchester to seek out urban farming infrastructure locations. Chesil multi-storey car park sits over the site of the old station. Bear in mind this shows the top floor of the car park, and the station was… Continue reading Winchester Hidden Railways Walk